March 6, 1925 – August 21, 2021
Waco, Texas – Junell Palmer, 96, handed peacefully August 21, 2021, in Waco, Texas. Junell was born to James W. and Annie Baker on March 6, 1925, in Hawley, Texas as the fifth of six siblings. After graduating from Hawley Superior School in 1942, Junell moved to Dallas, dwelling with her brother, Hickman, his spouse, Frances, and their infant son, Penny, whilst functioning at Neiman Marcus, Magnolia Oil, and Chance Vought Aeronautics and attending Draughon’s Business enterprise College. When in Dallas, Junell married P. Clark Williams, II and together, they experienced daughter Pamela and sons Ron and Monthly bill. Following a divorce in 1952, Junell and her a few small children moved to Abilene to be close to household. On July 18, 1953, Junell married a caring and hardworking gentleman, Leslie Palmer, with whom she had a fourth little one, Leslie. The household lived in Abilene for 16 years and moved to Arlington in 1969. In 2015, Junell moved to Waco and resided there until eventually her passing.
Correct to her enterprising spirit, Junell relished professions as a product, a dental assistant, a nurse assistant, and a personnel manager. Obviously, the emphasize of her expert life was as a Texas real estate agent/broker, in particular through her tenure with Ebby Halliday Serious Estate. Through it all, Junell served as the bookkeeper and a devoted advisor for Leslie Palmer Building Company.
Junell was a real woman, a respected spouse, mom, sister, aunt, grandmother, terrific-grandmother, and a mate to all who knew her. She was the everyday living of any occasion or occasion. Her hair, makeup, and apparel had been always elegant and stunning. She was our “Steel Magnolia.” We are blessed to have Junell in our life. Our memories are the presents of time.
Junell is preceded in demise by her mother and father, her spouse, Leslie A. Palmer, her son, William P. (“Monthly bill”) Williams, her daughter-in-law, Lynn Williams, her brothers, Hickman Baker and James Baker, and her sisters Vermelle Warnell, Velma Sutton, and Pauline Cox. She is survived by her daughter Pamela (“Pam”) Sprague (Gene), sons Ronald C. (“Ron”) Williams and Leslie A. (“Les”) Palmer, Jr. (Lanna), 7 grandchildren, 13 excellent-grandchildren, and two good-fantastic-grandchildren.
Household and good friends will rejoice Junell’s daily life at a graveside assistance on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Moore Memorial Gardens, 1219 N. Davis Dr., Arlington, TX at 1:00 p.m. (Summer time informal apparel is encouraged!) Honorary pallbearers: Jim Landers, David Malin, Shane Sprague, Kevin Landers, Chris Adamek, Landon Palmer, Logan Palmer, and Mike O’Donnell. Officiating: Dr. Larry Ashlock. Audio: Dawn Adamek and Isabel Malin.
Specific many thanks to the courageous health care providers at Ascension Providence, Waco, TX. And, a particular many thanks to Kevin Mullins with Community Healthcare Hospice for compassionate oversight and care.
In lieu of bouquets, make sure you take into consideration charitable contributions to businesses dedicated to prevention or treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, colon most cancers, or dementia/Alzheimer’s.
Released by Star-Telegram on Aug. 26, 2021.