Maxine S. Palmer, 82, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, November 14, 2010, at Dogwood Village Nursing Home in Orange, VA. She was the wife of the late Earl S. Palmer, Jr.
Born in Front Royal, VA, she was the daughter of the late Marcus and Grace Johns Sutphin. Mrs. Palmer had worked at Jordan Marsh. She had sung in the choir for 45 yrs and served as historian and President for the Women?s Society of the East Greenwich, R.I. Methodist Church, and was secretary of the Order of Eastern Star and the Order of Beauceant? s.
She is survived by her daughter, Jane E. Unbehagen of Bumpass, VA, three Sons Stephen Palmer of RI, Earl S. Palmer, III of MD and Thomas A. H. Palmer of AL, her sister Hilda Curtin of MD, ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held at Woodward Funeral home of Louisa on Friday, Nov. 19th from 6 to 8 p.m. where a memorial service will be held on Sat, Nov. 20th at 11 a.m. with a reception at Louisa Methodist church at 12 p.m. In lieu of flowers we ask to please give to the Alzheimer Association, Central & Western Virginia Chapter, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, VA 22901, a disease that Maxine suffered with so many years. Visit www.woodwardfuneral.com for her obituary and directions.