Jean Palmer

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 4, 2010

Jean Celestine Butler Palmer, 78, died Tuesday, March 2, 1010 in her home. She was born March 1, 1932 to the late William Butler and Hattie Mae Butler Blount. She was predeceased by her husband, William Edward Palmer Sr.; her son, Timothy McCoy Palmer Sr.; her sister, Hattie Verice Clarke.
Survivors include her daughter, Bettie Jean Trent (Michael); two sons, William E. Palmer (Mallisia) and James T. Palmer (Carolyn) and her devoted daughter-in-law, Rene. She leaves behind nine cherished grandchildren, Shawneeque, Tyree, Ericka, Malikah, Jamaine, Hakeem, Timothy Jr., Tevin, and Quatela; her sisters, Mary Willis, of Baltimore, Md., and Catherine Thorne (Richard); 14 great-grandchildren, and a host of very dear friends and loving relatives.
A funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, March 7, 2010 in Bethlehem Christian Church officiated by the Rev. Emmanuel Myrick. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence located at 1227 Lake Kennedy Drive, Suffolk. The family will receive friends at Crocker Funeral Home on Saturday, March 6, 2010 from 6 to 7 p.m. Condolences may be extended to the family at

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