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Shirley Palmer

November 1, 1947 — April 17, 2020

Shirley J. Palmer, 72, Miami, OK passed into eternal rest April 17, 2020 at the VA Hospital in Muskogee, OK.

Shirley June Stilley was born November 1, 1947 in Eureka Springs, AR the daughter of McClory and Myrtle (Johnigan) Stilley. Shirley was a homemaker and formerly worked for South Western Bell. She loved her family and was a giving person. Shirley was a veteran who served her country in the United States Navy and proudly served in Operation Desert Storm, she was a long-time member of the East Side Baptist Church family.

Shirley June Stilley married Kenneth Palmer January 10, 1975 in Miami, OK and he survives.

Additional survivors include three sons, Jason Palmer and wife Carrie of Afton, Lewis Palmer and wife Melissa of Wyandotte and Larry Palmer and wife Tammie of Miami; 9 grandchildren Kenneth, Sydney, Brian, Jarett, Lauren, Kevin, Cade, Clint, Jaci and her siblings, Don, Kenny, and Dorthia.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and three siblings.

A private family graveside service was held 2:00pm, April 24, 2020 at the Seneca Cemetery under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions to be made to East Side Baptist Church in care of the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home PO Box 380, Seneca, MO 64865. Memorial contributions will be used for several organizations which were dear to Shirley’s heart.

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