Shirley J. Palmer, 82, Diamond, entered into rest on May 31, 2018 at Granby House in Granby, following a lengthy illness.

Shirley J. Palmer, 82, Diamond, entered into rest on May 31, 2018 at Granby House in Granby, following a lengthy illness.  
Shirley was born Aug. 30, 1935 in Granby, the daughter of Ivan L. and Mary (Cook) Casey.  She was a lifelong area resident of Granby and Diamond and a homemaker.  She loved to the go to the lake, fishing and cooking.  
Shirley married George F. ‘Bud’ Palmer and he preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 2010.  
She is survived by her children, Billy Palmer, St. Paul, Minn.; Louise James, Neosho; Dana Mittag, Galena, Kan.; Buddy Palmer and wife, Deborah, Lewisville, Texas; Todd Palmer and David Palmer, Diamond; two brothers, Larry Casey, Granby and Danny Casey; 16 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and a special lifelong friend, Patty Volz, Diamond.  
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Danny Palmer and two brothers, Jerry Casey and Leslie ‘Lec’ Casey.  Graveside services for Shirley will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Diamond Cemetery, Larry Casey will officiate.
The family will received friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.  
Memorial contributions in honor of Shirley may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or Susan J. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66; Neosho, MO  64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.