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Emily "Jane" Palmer

June 20, 1924 July 8, 2016
Emily "Jane" Palmer
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Emily J. “Jane” Palmer, 92, of Mount Carmel, IL passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at the Deaconess Hospice Unit in Evansville IN with her loving family by her side. She was born on June 20, 1924 in Wabash County IL, the daughter of John Wilcox and Edna Mae (Brust) Wilcox.

Jane married Sam Palmer on January 29, 1946 in San Francisco, CA. She loved to tell the story of the two of them meeting on Sunday and married on Tuesday. This year Jane and Sam celebrated seventy years of marriage. Jane’s career was in truck driving. She worked for North American Van Lines and Bekins Moving Company. She was a truck driving instructor at Wabash Valley College. Jane was a St. Louis Cardinal fan, an avid shopper and loved to travel. Time spent with her family was precious to her. Jane’s grandchildren held a special place in her heart. She will be greatly missed.

Jane will be remembered by her husband, Sam Palmer; son, John (Jackie) Palmer of Albion, IL; daughter, Terry Liddle of Salem, IL; grandchildren, Craig (Lisa) Liddle, Jole (Jane) Liddle, Nicholas (Brittany) Palmer and Lyndsay Palmer; great grandchildren, Gaven, Madison, Mallory and Drew Liddle, Alexander Palmer and Carson Spears.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Neoma Shank; brothers, Wayman and Joe Wilcox.

Family and friends are invited to gather from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Underwood officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery.

Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Jane’s tribute wall and leave online condolences for the Palmer family, please visit www.KeepesFuneralHome.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

12

Jul

5:00 PM 7/12/2016 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/12/2016 7:00:00 PM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

13

Jul

10:00 AM 7/13/2016 10:00:00 AM
Keepes Funeral Home

1500 N. Cherry
Mount Carmel, IL 62863

Keepes Funeral Home
1500 N. Cherry Mount Carmel 62863 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Highland Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

college drive
Mount Carmel, il 62863

college drive Mount Carmel 62863 il
United States
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