Helen Palmer

Helen Palmer, 98, of Marion, IN, and formerly of Huntington County, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at 11:20 a.m. at Miller's Merry Manor in Marion.

Mrs. Palmer was the operator of the Hoosier Grain Elevator in Van Buren. She was in appliance manufacturing in Van Buren and worked at Foster Forbes in Marion. She attended Sunnycrest Baptist Church.

She was born Oct. 3, 1910, in Huntington County to Other W. and Clara Williams Day. She was married to Cecil W. "Bill" Palmer, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 1972.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce (Bill) Druck, of Marion, and Bonnie (Roger) Williams, of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great- great-grandchildren

A funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, Van Buren, with Dr. Craig Moore officiating. Interment was at Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.

Preferred memorials are to Autism Society or Sunnycrest Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.glancyfuneralhomes.com