Funeral services for Anthony Dale Palmer, a Tupelo resident, were held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate with Pastor Craig Cochran officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery with Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Palmer was born March 8, 1957 to Jack and Leatrice (Ware) Palmer at Ada, OK and passed away January 7, 2021 at Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 63 years, 9 months and 30 days. He graduated from Tupelo High School in 1975 and was a truck driver. Anthony was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tupelo and loved hunting. He especially enjoyed going to Broken Bow with family to deer hunt. Anthony loved watching his children play sports and mostly enjoyed spending time with his children and family.
Survivors include his daughters, Marie Palmer, Kaylea Palmer and Victoria Palmer, all of Tupelo, OK; sister, Diana Dobson of Stonewall, OK; nieces, Kelli Palmer and husband Ian Jorgeson of Dallas, TX, Michelle Henderson of Durant, OK and Kristy Dobson of Wagoner, OK; nephew, Israel Pickens and wife Michelle of Savanna, OK.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Leatrice (Ware) Palmer; brother, Gerry Palmer and sister, Vickie Pickens.
Casketbearers were Israel Pickens, Anthony Basden, Mike Lee, Seth Leland, Jo Jo Hunter, and Jerry George. Honorary bearers were Jim Wright and Dustin Bushnell.
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