Palmer, George Calvin

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
George Palmer
George Palmer

George Calvin Palmer, 81, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021, in a local health care facility.

He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where he served on the Usher Board. He was formerly employed by Vulcan Materials Company.

George was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Louise Palmer; brother, Earnest Palmer; sisters, Ella Louise Palmer and Julia Ann Palmer.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Mae Boyd Palmer; son, Larry (Judy) Boyd of Decatur, AL; seven grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; brother, Howard (Betty) Palmer; sister, Bertha Smith, both of Chattanooga; sister-in-law, Lucy Young of Tanner, AL; brothers-in-law, O’neal (Jeanette) Houston of Florence, AL, Luther (Gladies) Thompson of Jackson, MS, and Paul (Shirley) Mason of Decatur, AL; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends.

George will lie in state on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Family hour will be at noon with the funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Wayne L. Johnson as the eulogist.

Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home.


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