May 1, 1937 - January 5, 2019
Ann Palmer (Clara Ann Bennett) was born on May 1, 1937 in Greenwood, Missouri. She passed peacefully at her home on January 5, 2019. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Ed Palmer, and her children, Karen Palmer, Mark (Pam) Palmer and Paul (Nancy) Palmer. She cherished her four grandchildren, Heather (Jeremy) Cowan, Amanda (Brandon) Emry, Julian (Shannon)Vallejo and Ben Palmer. She also loved her nine great grandchildren, Avery Palmer, Westin Cowan, Mateo Vallejo, Lawson Cowan, Charleigh Sue Emry, Luca Vallejo, Jameson Emry, Jaxon Emry and Emerson Defries. She is also survived by her brother, Jack Perne and sisters, Dixie Mothersbaugh and Beth Hann. Ann was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Roadcap and brother, Tom Bennett.
Ann had many loves including her family, the beautiful gardens she created around her home and the intricate baskets and chair caning she made. Her favorite times were with her family for birthday celebrations, get-togethers and holidays, especially Christmas.
Visitation will be held at the Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs, at 5951 MO 10, Excelsior Springs, Missouri 64024 at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 11, 2019 with services to follow at 2:30 pm.
Ann’s family requests donations in lieu of flowers to St. Jude’s Hospital.