Gray Brown-Service Mortuary

1329 Wilmer Ave, Anniston, AL


Mary E. Palmer

February 17, 1939November 18, 2019

Funeral Service for Mary E. Palmer, 80, of Anniston will be held at 2pm on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Church of the Cross with Pastors Ken Ballard and Matt Blair officiating. Burial will follow at Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Mrs. Palmer passed away on Monday in Anniston.

Survivors include her children Stanley Palmer (Lucretia), Sandi Palmer Miller (John), Sherry Palmer Jones, and Susie Palmer Stracner (Randy); seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; brother Perry Wade, daughter-in-law Cindy Palmer, and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, JL Palmer; son Steve "Dee" Palmer; parents Walter Perry Wade and Ada B. Shaw; and three siblings.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Mrs. Palmer was born and raised in Anniston, Al. She enjoyed reading and gardening - her favorite flowers being sunflowers. She loved her kids and grandkids and loved spending time with her best friend, granddaughter Lauren Jones. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be greatly missed.


  • Vistation Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, November 21, 2019


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Lynn Norman

November 19, 2019

Mary was my Aunt. I will miss her. She was my moms sister. My mom and would travel to Alabama to see. Sometimes her and family would travel North Carolina. Aunt Mary you will truly be missed. I love you and your family.

Mary Lynn

Stephanie Tinney

November 19, 2019

She was such a beautiful person!! I laughed every single time I was around her. ❤️

Donna Ayoub

November 19, 2019

Mary was one of the sweetest and kindest people I have ever met. I met her while attending college at JSU and she became like a second mom to me. She made the bestest sweet tea you ever tasted. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel. My thought and prayers are with her family.

Shelia Pruitt

November 19, 2019

I loved this wonderful lady. She was so beautiful and kind. I grew up part time at my nannie McDonald's house. She was so good to all of us.