DeWayne Palmer Obituary (1931-2021) – Greensboro, NC

Palmer, Rev. DeWayne F.

May 26, 1931 – December 15, 2021

Rev. DeWayne F. Palmer, 90, of Greensboro, NC, died on December 15, 2021.

A memorial service will be held at the North Greensboro Church of God on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at Belmont City Cemetery, Belmont, MS

DeWayne was born on May 26, 1931 in Guntown, MS, to the late John Milton Palmer and Lillian Irene (Cook) Palmer. DeWayne married Mary Ruth Barr of Hickman, KY on November 26, 1948.

Rev. Palmer was an ordained pastor (Church of God, Cleveland, TN). He has pastored churches in California, Idaho, Arizona, Alabama, Illinois, and Mississippi. His greatest love was for God and his family. DeWayne also enjoyed traveling, reading, and talking to anyone and everyone.

Together with his parents, his almost 60-year-old wife Mary Ruth (Barr) Palmer, a sister (Helen Palmer) and step-granddaughter (Sarah Costlow) preceded him in death.

DeWayne leaves behind his children Ronald Palmer (Judy) from Othello, WA, Gary Palmer and Sheila Siler (Ivan III) from Greensboro, NC, and Cheryl Byram (John) from Dennis, MS; Grandsons, Jason Palmer, Jess Palmer, Erica Ivey, Ivan Siler IV, David Byram, Eli (Rachel) Siler, Mary Byram, EmmaRuth Siler and Jacob Byram; Great-grandchildren, Alexis, Micah, Gwen, Leo, Courtney, Aria, Aidan.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Beacon Place, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405.

Published by Greensboro News & Record on December 18, 2021.

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