McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Joyce Edwards Palmore







Joyce Edwards Palmore, 87, of Burlington, KY, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Villaspring of Erlanger.  She was born on the family farm in the Hickory College community of Metcalfe County on February 18, 1929, the daughter of the late Oather and Mattie (Shirley) Edwards.  Mrs. Palmore was also preceded in death by her daughter, Rita Dianne Morgan.  She was retired as a receiving clerk of over 25 years at Baylis Brothers-Polly Flinders, a division of U.S. Industries in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She was a member of the Florence Church of Christ, Florence, Kentucky.  Survivors include her loving husband of over 68 years, James R. Palmore of Burlington; her son David R. Palmore of Villa Hills, KY; her son-in-law, William R. Morgan of Burlington; grandson, Keith R. Morgan and his wife, Christen Morgan of Burlington; great grandson, Carson B. Morgan of Burlington; a sister, Nell Hensley of Edmonton, KY; a sister-in-law, Mary Palmore Gilliam of Summer Shade, KY.  She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  In addition to her parents and daughter, she was preceded in death by seven brothers: Guthrie, Rex, Guy, Rondel, Robert, Gladwel and Howard.  Funeral services will be Saturday, April 30th at 1PM (Eastern Standard Time) with visitation beginning at 10AM (Eastern Standard Time) at Florence Church of Christ, 1141 Boone Aire Road, Florence, KY.  A second visitation will be held in Metcalfe County at Pleasant Hill Church of Christ, Wisdom Road, Summer Shade, KY on Sunday, May 1st beginning at 1PM (Central Standard Time) concluding with a graveside service at 3PM (Central Standard Time) at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Stith Funeral Homes, 7500 US Highway 42 Florence, KY ((859)525-1100) is in charge of arrangements in Northern Kentucky, and McMurtrey Funeral Home, 2232 Summer Shade Road, Summer Shade, KY ((270)428-3373) is in charge of arrangements in Metcalfe County.  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Florence Church of Christ, 1141 Boone Aire Road, Florence, KY 41042.