Myrtle M. Palmer–a devoted pilar of the church died Tuesday June, 22nd 2021 in Gainesville, Florida. Sister Palmer was 85 years old and was born in Warren, Ohio. Her parents were William Thomas and Myrtle Ivy Dawkins. Myrtle was an inspector of printed circuit boards at Telltest. She was a member of The Pentecostals of Gainesville since the 1950’s where she taught Sunday school and children’s church. She was proceeded in death by her husband Vernon E. Palmer, her son Vernon E. Palmer, Jr., her daughter Penny Partridge, her sister Edna Holton, her brothers John, Merwin, and Bill Dawkins. She is survived by her two daughters Susan “Glen” James, Debbie “Roy” Woodard, her two sisters Shirley Binion and Joyce Crosby, her brother Bob Dawkins, her seven grandchildren, her fourteen great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 25, 2021 at The Pentecostals of Gainesville 8105 NW 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL 32606. A visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m. Interment will be in Fairbanks Cemetery in Gainesville, FL
Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 South Main St. Gainesville, FL.