Darlene (Glassburn) Palmer

May 15, 1937 ~ August 6, 2020 (age 83)


Darlene Palmer, 83, of Macy, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

She was born in Miami County on May 15, 1937 to Nelson and Dorothy H. (Shivley) Glassburn.  Darlene graduated from Clay Township High School in 1955, and attended college.  She married Ovanley “Van” Palmer in Noblesville on March 28, 1959, and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1981.  She was a homemaker, and was a member of the Corinth Brethren Church.

She is survived by her children Drenda Baber and Jody Palmer, both of Macy.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother Darl Glassburn, and sister Deana Glassburn.

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