John Travis Palmer, Jr.

Published 12:59 am Friday, October 26, 2012

John Travis Palmer, Jr., 57, of Carriere, Miss., passed away October 23, 2012 in Chalmette, La.

Visitation will be held Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 1-2 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. at New Palestine Cemetery with Bro. Danny Johnson officiating. Burial will be at New Palestine Cemetery.

John was a lifetime resident of Pearl River County and a Baptist. He loved to garden, tinker with cars, and he would do mechanic work for free for his friends. He also enjoyed working at Cembell Industries, Inc. in Chalmette.

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He was preceded in death by: his grandparents, Edward Sones and Travis and Nell Palmer; and one granddaughter, Madelyn Miller.

He is survived by: his parents, John Travis Palmer, Sr. and Kaye Sones Palmer of Carriere; wife, Lori Palmer of Carriere; son, John Travis Palmer III of Carriere; two daughters, Cassandra Palmer Smith of Poplarville and Mary Frances Palmer of Carriere; one sister, Debbie (Milton) Jarrell of Carriere; grandchildren, P.J. Smith, Slayden Miller, Kiera Miller, Reece Mallory and Courtland Palmer; grandmother, Mary Sones of Carriere; and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home.

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