Willie H. Palmer, age 81, of Newport, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Palmer, parents, Hershel and Nannie Palmer, mother-in-law, Josephine Taylor Brown, uncles by marriage, Luther and Fred Taylor, and brothers-in-law, Larry Brown and Marty Brown.
He is survived by his daughter, Tabitha Gunter, son, Jay Gunter, grandchildren, Michael Gunter and Hannah Gunter-McClain, brother-in-law, Lloyd Caldwell, sister-in-law, Marie Gibson, nieces, Michelle Brown and Lorrie Gibson, nephews, Larry Caldwell and Stewart Brown, special friends, Rick Foust and family, and several other family and friends.
Per his request, he was cremated. A Celebration of Willie's life will be held Sunday, November 10, 2019 beginning at 2:30pm at 206 Nutmeg St. Newport, TN
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Cocke County Band Boosters, P.O. Box 411, Newport, TN 37822.
Brown Funeral Home is honored to assist the family of Willie H. Palmer with cremation arrangments.
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