Raymond Palmer Sr.

Raymond Palmer Sr.

Raymond Palmer Sr., of Crescent, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at Elm Grove Baptist Church, with burial in Hudson Cemetery in Meridian.

The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church.

Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Darien Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Allison Hill Palmer; children, Raynette Palmer, Janie Palmer, Raymond Palmer Jr., April Palmer, Raymonette Alston, Sonja Reed, Sherry Powers, Ramonia Ozell, Dionne Bacon and Ernie Hammond; siblings, Angelyn Scott, Beverly P. Hudley, Sammie Palmer, Geraldine Green and Emory Palmer; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church, a Vietnam veteran, and retired from Georgia-Pacific and the McIntosh County Sheriff’s Department.

Darien Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.