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September 24, 2013

Eleanor Taylor Palmer

PRINCETON — PRINCETON — Eleanor Taylor Palmer, 91, of Park Ave., Princeton, died peacefully early Tuesday morning, September 24, 2013, at Cassell's Personal Care, on South Avenue in Princeton following a long illness.

Born July 24, 1922, in Princeton, she was the daughter of the late, Earnest Clifton Taylor and Leatha Sarver Taylor.

Eleanor was a graduate of Princeton High School, Class of 1940. In 1970, Eleanor began her banking career, with Princeton Bank and Trust Company, later changed to First Community Bank, retiring in 1990. While working at the bank, she had the privilege of training many young men and women who are in leadership positions, in today's workforce. She along with her late husband, Lee owned and operated Palmer Properties in Princeton. While her health permitted, she was an active member of the First Christian Church on Straley Avenue in Princeton, where she taught Sunday school for many years and was involved in other aspects of the church. She was devoted to her family and love working with her flowers.

Miss Eleanor will be remembered for being a beautiful and lovely lady, always wearing a radiant smile, and sharing her love with everyone she came in contact with.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, H. Lee Palmer, along with three siblings, Sylvia Repass Foster, Annie Simmons and Bud Taylor.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her devoted and loving daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Terry Rose; her granddaughter, who she loved and adored, Dr. Terra Rose of Raleigh, N.C.; two siblings, Violet Belcher of Princeton, Ray J. Taylor and wife, Marlene of Pearisburg, Va.; and a host of nieces and nephews; her very special friend, Wanda Lusk.

On Thursday, September 26, 2013, at 2 p.m., we will celebrate the life of Eleanor Palmer in the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor William Pollack officiating. Burial will follow in the Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery in Princeton. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared with the family via www.memorialfd.com.

Serving as pallbearers will be Mark Wills, Dewey Russell, Bruce Rose, Donnie Belcher, Randy Wall and Joey Simmons.

The Palmer family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.

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