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Obituaries

of people who either lived in Mitchell County or were related to residents

Obituary of Walter Emory Cook as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 25 Jun 1969. The funeral for Walter Emory Cook, 66, Rt. 2, Leesburg, Georgia was held Saturday, 21 Jun 1969 at 5:00 PM from the Chapel of the Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home. Rev Bobby Moye and Rev Dallas Bell officiated. Interment followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Acting as pallbearers were Claude Shiver, Lynwood Shiver, Neil shiver, Stanley Shiver, Bobby Cook and Dick Cook. Mr. Cook was pronounced dead on arrival at Terrell County Hospital, Wednesday, 18 Jun 1969, after having suffered an apparent heart attack at his home. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Robert Tillman and Mattie Jarvis Cook. He was owner and operator of General Merchandise in the Cooksville Community. He was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Emma Williams Cook of Leesburg; one son, Weyman Cook of Ocilla; one daughter, Mrs. Nell Thornton of Brooksfield, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Obituary of John Leggett Eubanks as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 23 Sep 1966. Funeral services for John Leggett Eubanks, 80, of Sale City, will be held Thursday 22 Sep 1966 at 10:00 AM from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev Lewis Crosby and the Rev R. E. Dorsey officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with the Braswell Funeral Home of Pelham n charge. Mr. Eubanks, a native and lifelong resident of Mitchell County, died Tuesday, 20 Sep 1966 at the Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville following a short illness. He was born 8 February 1886 in Sale City and was the son of the late James Edward and Anna McManus Eubanks. He married Miss Mary Palmer on 17 Aug 1910 who still survives. He was a member of the Antioch Methodist Church, a landowner and farmer of the Pebble City Community. Other survivors include two sons; Allen and Leonard Eubanks of Pelham and one daughter, Miss Ruby Eubanks of Sale City; 6 grandchildren and two brothers; R. J. Eubanks of Sale City and O. A. Eubanks of Albany. The body was to lie in state at the church from 9:00 AM to the funeral hour.

Obituary of Watson Faircloth as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 9 May 1969. The funeral for Watson Faircloth, 62,, of Baconton, who died Tuesday 6 May 1969 of an apparent heart attack at his home, will be held today, Friday 9 May 1969, at 2:00 PM at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Rev N. B. Jordan will officiate with interment in the church cemetery. Active pallbearers include, Carl Hatcher, Travis Thompson, Marvin Edwards, Henry J. Rackley, Earl Layfield, Kenneth Beck, Frank Duncan and Lathaniel Layfield. A native of Mitchell County, he was the son of the late George W. and Luara Shirah Faircloth. He was a farmer and landowner in the Lester Community and a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He was a member of Camilla Lodge No. 128, F&AM. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Edna Layfield Faircloth of Baconton; four sons, Bobby Joe Faircloth of Hartford, Conn., G. W. and Tonny Faircloth of Baconton, and Ralph Faircloth of Jacksonville, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Roger Beck of Milledgeville and Miss Dale Faircloth of Baconton; two brothers, J. R. and W. G. Faircloth of Moultrie; two sisters, Mrs. J. P. Goodson of Tallahassee, Fla. and Mrs. J. E. Brown of Chattanooga, Tenn.; thirteen grandchildren. Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Ila Palmer Frazier as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 20 Dec 1967. Mrs. Ila Palmer Frazier, age 81, of Pelham, died Monday 18 Dec 1967 in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. She was a native of Mitchell County, born 5 Mar 1886. Her parents were the late Charles and Mary Ann Fussell Palmer. She was the widow of the late Claude Frazier. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Landis Hortman of Albany and Mrs. J. W. Hay of Leary; two brothers, Sam and Tenneth Palmer, both of Camilla; five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, 20 Dec 1967 at 11:00 AM from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev Max Thurman and Rev Lewis Crosby officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Nephews of Mrs. Frazier will serve as pallbearers. Braswell Funeral Home of Pelham will have charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Beatrice A. Hart as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 8 Dec 1971. The funeral for Miss Beatrice Hart, 85, who died Monday, 6 Dec 1971 at Mitchell County Hospital will be held today, 8 Dec 1971, at 3:00 PM from Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home Chapel. Rev E. T. Davis and Rev William Perry will officiate. Interment will be in Oakview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be W. L. Jones of Coolidge, Edgar Crosby of Newton, V. T. Akridge of Newton, Kelly Paulauski of Moultrie, Bennett Pierce of Albany and Julius Crosby of Camilla. Born in Mitchell County 24 Mar 1886, she was a daughter of the late Simon and Georgia shiver Hart. She had live her entire live in Mitchell County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Camilla. Survivors include two brothers, Byron and Dewey Hart of Camilla; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Crosby of Camilla and Mrs. W. B. Sloan of Pelham; a number of nieces and nephews. Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Byron Elmore Hart as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 12 May 1972. Funeral services for Byron E. Hart, age sixty-eight, were held yesterday, Thursday, 11 May 1972 at 4:00 PM from the chapel of Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla with Rev Edgar T. Davis Jr., pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment followed in Oakview Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Bennett Price, Edgar T. Crosby, Jimmy Crosby, Stacy Suber, Walter Jones and Joe Willis. Forming an honorary escort were Jim Williford, Porter Blalock, Charles Kolbie, Julian Stoudenmire, Fred Bullard, Thomas Arline, Hal Carlisle, Winston Cross, Cecil Thomas, Carroll Spence, Ottiest Baker and Price Irvin. Mr. Hart died around 4:00 AM Wednesday, 10 May 1972 at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla. He had been in failing health for some time. He worked for a number of years as a city mail carrier in Camilla, forming many warm friendships with people over Camilla as he served them daily with their mail. He was a member of the First Baptist church. He was born in Mitchell county 20 Jul 1903, son of the late Simon Hart and Georgia Shiver Hart. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Hilda Jo Hart of Camilla; a daughter, Miss Kathy Jo Hart of Camilla; a brother, Dewey Hart of Camilla; two sisters, Mrs Lena Crosby of Camilla, an Mrs. W. B. Sloan of Pelham.

Obituary of Roy Vinson High as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 6 Oct 1976. Roy Vinson High, age sixty-five, died at Mitchell County Hospital Saturday 2 Oct 1976, and funeral services for him were held Saturday 3 Oct 1976 at 4:00 PM at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church where he held membership. Officiating at the services was the pastor, Rev Al Davis and Rev Lewis Crosby. Interment followed in the church cemetery with Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Durant Parker, Buster Lanters, Larry Fudge, Bobby Fudge, Mike High, and Randall High. Honorary pallbearers were Fred Grant, Thomas Reagan, Charlie Pollock, Shorty Glausier, Douglas Durant, Reese Brazel, Bill Colvin, Ben Hill Palmer and Perry Willingham. Mr. High was born in Mitchell County, 22 Jan 1911, son of the late Jessie High and Mattie Mae Everett High. He was a petroleum company truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nancy Mansfield High of Camilla one son, Jessie High of Nashua, New Hampshire; one daughter, Mrs. Patsy Carroll of Hartsfield; one brother, Marvin High of Albany; one sister, Mrs. Eloise O'Conner of Winter Haven, Fla.; two half-brothers, Steve Fudge of Baconton and Dolphus Fudge of Thomasville; one half-sister, Mrs. Jett Lanters of Thomasville; his stepfather, Frank Fudge of Pelham. Six grandchildren also survive.

Obituary of Joshua Clifton Holley Jr as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 1 Jan 1992. Joshua C. Holley Jr., 64, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Friday 1 Nov 1991, at the University Hospital in Jacksonville. Graveside services were held at 2:00 PM Thursday, 26 Dec 1991, at Pelham Cemetery with Dr. Aaron Jones and the Rev Russell Elkins officiating. Holley was born in Mitchell County on 3 April 1927, the son of the late Joshua C. Holley Sr. and Geneva White. He was a retired machinist for Coats and Clark and a member of the American Legion. He was a member of the East Pelham Baptist Church. Survivors include two sisters, Genie H. Hayes and Audrey H. McGalliard both of Pelham. Braswell Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Alfred L. Johnson as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 3 Nov 1976. Alfred L. Johnson, age sixty-eight, died at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla Saturday, 30 Oct 1976, following an illness of several years from rheumatoid arthritis. Funeral services were held Sunday, 31 Oct 1976, at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla with his pastor, Rev Edgar T. Davis Jr. officiating. Interment followed at Oakview Cemetery with Morris Edwards, Keith Palmer, Bob Palmer, Joe Palmer, Paul Palmer, Tony Shiver, Terry Shiver and Tom Palmer serving as pallbearers. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Wreath Palmer Johnson of Camilla; four sisters, Mrs. Bessie M. Burtz of Camilla, Mrs. Comer C. Bell of Albany, Mrs. James R. Mask of Pelham and Mrs. Marvin Edwards of Baconton. Two nephews and one niece also survive. Mr. Johnson was born 26 Jan 1908 in Mitchell County, son of the late Samps Johnson and Emma Pope Johnson. He was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Camilla. He worked for Smith Installment Company in Camilla for a total of thirty-five years, his genial manner with the public making many friends for him throughout the county. For the last several years of his employment his illness became worse and worse until he had to quit and retire. For the past several years he has been at his residence on South Harney Street, almost a complete invalid, his wife lovingly caring for him during his last days. Several weeks ago he went to Warm Springs to week some relief but became worse and was brought back to Mitchell County Hospital where he died on Saturday.

Obituary of Leslie Dewey Hart as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 19 Nov 1975. Leslie Dewey Hart, age seventy-six, died early Tuesday, 18 Nov 1975 at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. He was a resident of Camilla and funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM this afternoon, 19 Nov 1975, from the chapel of Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla. Rev Edgar T. Davis Jr., pastor of the First Baptist Church of Camilla, will conduct the services and interment will follow in Oakview Cemetery. He was a native of Mitchell County, son of the late Simon Hart and Georgia Shiver Hart. He was a veteran of World War II and a retired store clerk, having worked at the Wallace Worsham Store before retiring. He was a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. W. B. Sloan of Pelham and several nieces and nephews.

Obituary of Thomas B. Luckey Sr as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 4 Jan 1974. The funeral for Thomas Luckey, 54, Camilla, who died Monday, 31 Dec 1973, at his home after an illness of several months, was held Thursday, 3 Jan 1974, at 4:00 PM from Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev Nelson Weathersby and the Rev David Pickard officiated. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Born in Mitchell County 1 Apr 1919, he was a son of the late William M. and Sally Shirah Luckey. He was employed by Escambia Treating Company. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Myrtice Luckey of Camilla; six sons, Steve Luckey of Pelham, Thomas B. Jr., Danny, Jerry, Malcolm and Ricky Luckey, all of Camilla; five daughters, Mrs. Shirley Daniels and Mrs. Kay Gregory of Camilla, Mrs. Sandra Webb of Allega, Michigan, Mrs. Janice Edwards of Newton, Mrs. Pam Strickland of Albany; one brother, Sam Luckey of Tampa, Fla., and 15 grandchildren. Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Alfred A. Maples as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 11 Oct 1989. Alfred A. Maples, 70, of Camilla died Thursday, 5 Oct 1989. Funeral Services were held at 4:00 PM Sunday, 8 Oct 1989, at Hopeful Baptist Church with the Rev Joe Holden officiating. Burial followed in Hopeful cemetery. Maples was born in Mitchell County 2 Nov 1918, the son of James Berton Maples and Mary Emma Dennard. He served in World War II. He was employed by O'Sans in Camilla. He was a member of Hopeful Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Corine Maples of Camilla; two step sons James Sullivan and Billy Wayne Sullivan of Camilla; two sisters, Iona Lee of Leesburg and Betty Lou Timmons of Savannah; three brothers, Woodrow Maples of Zepher Hills, Fla., Jim Maples of Camilla, and Thomas O. Maples of San Matel, Cal.; his step mother, Ruby Maples of Savannah; and two step brothers, Gene Pope of Wakulla, Fla. and Dr. Earnest Pope of Los Angeles, Cal. Active pallbearers were Ernie Shiver, Willie B. Wimberly, Don Gilliard, Scott Smith, Lynwood Jackson and Steve Jones. Parker Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Mary Elizabeth Smith Maples as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 19 Feb 1992. Mary Elizabeth Maples, 86, of Camilla died at her home on Saturday, 15 Feb 1992. Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, 18 Feb 1992, at Parker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev Jimmy Smith in charge. Burial was held in the Hopeful Cemetery. Mrs. Maples was born in Mitchell County on 18 Dec 1905, the daughter of the late Daniel A. Smith and Mary Frances Stephens. She was a homemaker and the widow of the late Byron B. Maples. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Bullard of Camilla and Nan Cheramie of LaRose, La.; three sons, Byron B. Maples of Chicago, Ill., Dan S. Maples of Sneville, Ga., and William T. Maples of Jacksonville, Fla,; three sisters, Frances Harris of Johns Island, SC, Eleanor Barr of Jacksonville, Fla, and Bertha Roberson of Thomasville; a brother, James Smith of Pelham; 19 grand children and 16 great-grandchildren. Parker Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Lula Mae Crosby Mathews as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 5 Nov 1980.Funeral services for Mrs. Lula Mae Crosby Mathews, 88 years of age of Camilla will be conducted today, Wednesday, 5 Nov 1980, at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Parker Funeral Home. Rev E. T. Davis will officiate with interment in the Oakview Cemetery. Mrs. Mathews passed away MOnday, 3 Nov 1980, at the Mitchell County Hospital following a brief illness. Mrs. Mathews was a native of Mitchell County born on 23 Sep 1892, daughter of the late Joshua Crosby and Amanda Crosby. she was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Camilla and the widow of the late Rastus Mathews. Serving as pallbearers will be Brantley Collins, R. D. Covington, Joe Adams, Vernon Twitty, Charles Stripling, James Gordon Davis and James Simmons. Survivors include one son, Charles R. Mathews Sr. of Camilla; two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Vaughn of Los Angeles, Calf. and Mrs. Rebecca Hatfield of Imperial, Calf. Also surviving are six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Obituary of William Washington Mercer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 2 Jan 1974. Funeral services for William Washington Mercer, 99, Baker County, who died at Mitchell County Hospital Saturday 29 Dec 1973 were conducted Monday, 31 Dec 1973 at the Hopeful Baptist Church. The Rev Jessie Pollock assisted by the Rev Melvin York and the Rev Edgar T. Davis, officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery with grandsons as pallbearers. Mr. Mercer was born in Baker County, 19 Jan 1874. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Mercer. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Baker County. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by two sons, G. W. (Bill) Mercer of Camilla and James Mercer of Cairo; four daughters, Mrs. Eunice Parrott of Newton, Mrs. Katie M. Shirah of Camilla, Mrs. Autry Sawyer of Donalsonville, and Mrs. Eula Davidson of Sale City; four half-sisters, Mrs. John Brunson of Ashford, Ala., Mrs. Dalton Taylor and Mrs. Willis Parrish of Auburndale, Fla. and Mrs. Chatmas Jones of Chattahoochee, Fla; 20 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-great grandchildren. Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Clyde Ragan Morgan as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 21 Jan 1970. The funeral for Mrs. Clyde Ragan Morgan, 77, of Pelham, who died Saturday, 17 Jan 1970 at Mitchell County Hospital, after a lengthy illness, was held Monday, 19 Jan 1970 at 11:00 AM at the Pelham First Baptist Church. Interment was in the Meigs Cemetery with Rev H. William Perry officiating. Pallbearers were Charlie Belk, James Bowen, Morris Kolbie, Roy Smith, Jimmy Summerford and John Collins Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Clifford Akridge, Albert Crosby, Roy Whiddon, J. L. Bowen, Edward Bowen, John Collins Sr., J. L. Joiner Sr. Lee Joiner, Max Akridge, Don Akridge and Emory Giles. A native of Sasser, she was a retired saleslady. She was a daughter of the late Charles A. and Nannie E. Bowen Ragan. She was a member of the Pelham First Baptist Church. Survivors include two nephews, Theodore R. Stevens of Bristol, Tenn. and William C. Stevens of Johnson City, Tenn.; two nieces, Mrs. Geraldine S. Brimberry of Albany and Mrs. Morton M. Crumley of Danville, Va. Braswell Funeral Home of Pelham was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Ambrose V. Palmer Sr as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 17 Sep 1971. The funeral for Mr. Ambrose V. Palmer Sr., 81, Rt. 1, Pelham, who died Tuesday 14 Sep 1971 at Mitchell County Hospital after a lengthy illness was held Thursday, 16 Sep 1971 at 4:00 PM from Braswell Funeral Home Chapel in Pelham. Rev Bill Perry officiated. Interment was in Pinecrest Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were Maynard Palmer, Ronnie Palmer, Charles Palmer, Milwood Eubanks, Euitt Palmer, Max Palmer, Marcus Collins and John Collins Jr. Born in Mitchell County 23 Oct 1889, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hiram E. Palmer (editorial comment: He was really the son of Harmon Preston and Anna Jane Luckey Palmer). He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sara Norton Palmer of Pelham; one son, A. V. Palmer Jr. of Pelham; one daughter, Mrs. Harry Adams of Pelham and two grandsons. Braswell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Thomas Carroll Palmer Sr as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 7 Sep 1966. Thomas Carroll Palmer Sr., popular seventy-seven year old Camilla businessman, died of a heart attack around midnight Saturday, 3 Sep 1966, at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla. He suffered the first attack early Saturday morning in his car outside his home on South Harney Street where he had just finished breakfast and was going to ride up town. He was carried to the hospital immediately where during the day and evening he became progressively worse until the came around midnight. Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM Monday, 5 Sep 1966 at the First Baptist Church of Camilla where he was a member for a long number of years. His pastor, Rev Edgar T. Davis Jr. officiated at the services and interment took place in Oakview Cemetery with Bramlett Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Joe Barber Adams, James Lee Adams, Carroll Adams, Dan Palmer Jr., Hartley Palmer, Fred Sumter Jr., Harold Broack and Thad Huckabee. Mr. Palmer was born 1 Feb 1889 in Mitchell County, son of the late James H. Palmer and Laura Twitty, pioneer residents of the county. He was a farmer and landowner and prominent livestock dealer. During his last years in high school in Camilla, in a game of "hay-stack", he severely injured his knee which left him permanently crippled in one leg. He attended Donald Frazier Military School in Decatur, Ga., for a while and then came back to Camilla to begin his long farming and livestock career. In 1914 , firty-two years ago, he was happily married to the former Miss Frances Cleveland who taught school here until several years ago. Mr. Palmer listed his friends in the hundreds, referred to as a man with "the kindest heart" and always in a good humor, ready and always doing any kind of favor for those about him. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Frances Cleveland Palmer of Camilla; two sons, Neil B. Palmer of Tallahassee, Fla., and Tom Palmer Jr. of Chamblee, Ga; a brother, Mayor Dan Palmer Sr. of Camilla; five sisters, Mrs. W. C. Adams, Mrs. Fort Barker, Miss Louise Palmer and Mrs. E. K. Harrell Sr., all of Camilla, and Mrs. A. I. Bennett of Mobile, Ala.; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Obituary of Albert Paschal Palmer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 12 Mar 1976. Albert Palmer, who had been in failing health for the past several years, died Monday 8 Mar 1976, at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla. He was eighty-one years old at the time of his death. Funeral services were held Wednesday, 10 Mar 1976, at 4:00 PM at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the pastor, Rev Al Davis and Rev Edgar T. Davis Jr., pastor of the Camilla First Baptist, officiating at the services. Interment followed in Oakview Cemetery in Camilla with Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Charles Griner, Ivey Griner, Charles Yates, Maitland Yates Jr. Tim Williamson, Robert Bennett, Max Palmer Jr., Carl Shiver. Honorary pallbearers were members of Post No. 141 of the American Legion. Mr. Palmer was a native of Mitchell County and spent his entire life here. He was the son of the late S. E. Palmer and Delila Luckey Palmer. He was born 9 Apr 1894. He was a veteran of World War I, a farmer and retired school bus driver. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, American Legion Post No. 141, a retired chairman of the Board of Deacons of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Christine Shiver Palmer; one son, Jerry Palmer of Smryna, Ga; two brothers Ben Hill and Julius Palmer, both of Camilla; two sisters, Mrs. Irene Maples of Thomasville and Miss Vera Palmer; two grandsons also survive.

Obituary of Charlie Guy Palmer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 25 aug 1970. Mr. Charlie Guy Palmer, Pelham, 79, died early Tuesday morning, 25 Aug 1970 at Mitchell County Hospital. Born in Grady County, Georgia 1 Mar 1891, he was a son of the late John and Mattie Willis Palmer. He was a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lillie M. Palmer of Pelham; two sons, Joseph Lamar Palmer of Orlando, Fla. and Clyde Douglas Palmer of Anchorage, Alaska; two brothers, Johnnie and Hansel Palmer of Pelham; three sisters, Mrs. Alto Sellers, Mrs. Maude Smith and Mrs. Daisy Gandy of Pelham; thee grandchildren. The funeral will be held at Mispah Primitive Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Elder Earl Childs and Elder Bob Hester will officiate. Funeral date and time will be announced later by Braswell Funeral Home pending the arrival of Douglas Palmer from Alaska.

Obituary of Daniel B. Palmer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 21 Jan 1976. Eighty-four year old Daniel Palmer Sr. died quietly in his sleep early Sunday, 18 Jan 1976, morning, his wife finding him dead as she went to call him for breakfast. He had been in failing health for the past several years due to the infirmities of age but had remained active until the end. News of the passing of this Camilla business and civic leader and prominent in the field of farming for many years, brought genuine sorrow to a multitude of friends. Funeral services were held Monday, 19 Jan 1976, at 3:)) PM at the First Baptist Church of Camilla where he held membership for a number of years. His pastor, Rev Edgar T. Davis Jr. and Rev Sanford Brown, pastor of Camilla United Methodist Church, officiated at the services and interment followed in Oakview Cemetery with Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home of Camilla in charge of arrangements. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Wyolene Hartley Palmer; three sons, Hartley, Joe Morris and Dan Palmer Jr., all of Camilla; three daughters, Mrs. Joe Bostick of Camilla and Mrs. Dick Taylor of Albany and Mrs. Frank Bivins of Moultrie; four sisters, Mrs. Fort Barker, Mrs. Iverson Bennett and Mrs. E. K. Harrell Sr., all of Camilla, and Miss Louise Palmer of Albany. Eighteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive. Mr. Palmer was born 26 Jul 1891 in Mitchell County where he spent his entire live. He was the son of pioneer citizens James H. Palmer and Laura Twitty Palmer. He was a veteran of World War One, a farmer and businessman. He served for eighteen years as Mayor of Camilla and many years on the Camilla City Council. Through this service he was associated with much of the growth and development of Camilla in Countless ways (see Editorial Page). He was chairman of the Mitchell County Selective Service Board for twenty years and was a former member of the Mitchell County Hospital Authority.

Obituary of Euitt Powell Palmer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 15 Aug 1975. Bringing sorrow and grief to a host of friends along with relatives was news of the death of Euitt Powell Palmer, age fifty-six, of 180 Heath Street in Camilla. He had not been sick and had been enjoying a television show at his residence when he was struck by a heart attack and died almost instantly. He was pronounced dead at Mitchell County Hospital where he was carried. Funeral service will be held this afternoon, Friday, 15 August 1975, at 2:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Camilla where he held membership and was a faithful worshiper. Officiating will be his pastor, Rev Edgar T. Davis Jr. and Rev Al Davis of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Serving as pallbearers will be Grover Cleveland, Gordon Mullis, Paul A. Wright Jr., Bob Dunn, Irvin Beckwith, James Ricks, Clyde Cox and Lynwood Shiver. Forming an honorary escort will be Edward B. Hilliard, Robert Culpepper, Tom Cobb, Tom Peek, Lewis Campbell, Robert Walker and members of the Fellowship Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church. Interment will take place in Oakview Cemetery with Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home of Camilla in charge of arrangements. Mr. Palmer was a native of Mitchell County. He was born 23 Oct 1918. His father was the late T. H. Palmer and his mother who survives is Mrs. Mabel Powell Palmer of Camilla. He was the maintenance superintendent for the Camilla Housing Authority and a member of the First Baptist Church of Camilla. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Elsie Wright Palmer of Camilla; one daughter Mrs. Mary Carleen Poitivent of Orange Park, Fla.; two sons, Joe and Kennon Keith Palmer of Camilla; his mother, Mrs. Mabel Powell Palmer of Camilla; two sisters, Mrs. A. L. Johnson of Camilla and Mrs. Stanley Shiver of Quitman; four brothers, Jack M. Palmer of Camilla, Billy Palmer of Albany, Toby Palmer of Cuthbert and Max Palmer of Claxton, Ga; also two grandchildren.

Obituary of Frank Bremer Palmer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 21 Jul 1976. Funeral services for Frank Palmer, of Camilla, were held Sunday, 18 Jul 1976, at 4:00 PM from the chapel of Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla with Rev Edgar T. Davis Jr. of the First Baptist Church of Camilla officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church cemetery. Pallbearers were Allen Eubanks, Leonard Eubanks, Jack Baker, Theo Thompson, Reese Brazel and Grover Cleveland. Mr. Palmer died Saturday at the Veterans Hospital in Lake City, Fla., where he had been a patient for the past four months. He had been in ill health for the past several years and been in a hospital much of this time. Mr. Palmer was sixty-seven years of age when he died. He was born in Mitchell County on 7 Sep 1908, son of the late Thomas Embry Palmer and Maggie Anderson Palmer, pioneer residents of Mitchell County who made their home out on the Moultrie Highway a few miles east of Camilla. Mr. Palmer was a veteran of World War II, serving with distinction in the Unite States Army and presented with the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart. Educated in the local schools, he attended Norman Park for one year. He worked as a salesman with Smith Installment Company of Camilla for more than forty years. He was married 29 Jan 1951 to the former Miss Virginia Spence, a beauty operator who had been living in Camilla for about six years but was a native of Moultrie. Survivors include his wife, of Camilla; three brothers, Tom Palmer of Hampton, Va., Eustis Palmer of Tifton, Ga., and Turner Palmer of Mobile, Ala.. Another brother, Cecil Palmer, preceded him in death a year ago in September of this year.

Obituary of Grover Cleveland Palmer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 30 Jan 1970. The funeral for Grover Cleveland, 77, Rt. 3, Pelham, who died Friday 23 Jan 1970 after an illness of three weeks, was held Sunday, 25 Jan 1970 at Mispah Primitive Baptist church. Elder Earl Childs officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery. Active pallbearers were O'Neal Palmer, Lester Scarborough, Maril Palmer, William Huey, Glenn Underwood and Junior Daughtry. Born in Grady County, 7 Feb 1892, he was a member of Mispah Primitive Baptist Church and a farmer. he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Vera Daughtry Palmer of Pelham; two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Howell of Pelham and Mrs. O'Neal Cumbie of Climax; three brothers, Johnny, Cuy, and Hansel Palmer, all of Pelham; three sisters, Mrs. Lelia Sellars of Cairo, Mrs. Maude Smith and Mrs. Daisy Gandy of Pelham; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Ivey Funeral Home of Bainbridge was in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Hansel Oneal Palmer as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated 3 Mar 1978. Mr. Hansel O. Palmer, age 78, of Pelham, passed away Wednesday, 1 Mar 1978, at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. He was a native of Mitchell County, a member of Mispah Primitive Baptist Church and a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Agnes Palmer of Pelham; one son Oneal Palmer of Columbia, SC; one daughter, Mrs. James Ricks of Pelham; two sisters, Mrs. Alto Sellers and Mrs. Maude Smith, both of Pelham and two granddaughters. The funeral services will be announced later by Braswell Funeral Home in Pelham.


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