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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Cynthia Jo Palmer

  • Cynthia Jo Palmer 56, of Harrisburg passed away 3:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
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  • Cynthia Jo Palmer 56, of Harrisburg passed away 3:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.
    Cynthia was born in Eldorado Sept. 10, 1956, to Robert and Ramona (Butler) Fort. She married Darrell Palmer on Sept. 15, 1978, and he survives. Cynthia was an active member of Harco Baptist Church.
    Surviving are her four children, Brennen (Gina) Palmer of Harrisburg, Cortney(Phillip) Bebout of Harrisburg, Jacob (Trista) Palmer of Harrisburg and Alex Palmer. She had six grandchildren who she loved tremendously, Kaily, Garrett and Wyatt Bebout, Ryan and Addyson Palmer and Braxton Palmer. Also survived by two brothers; Todd Fort and Greg (Marcia) Fort and several nieces and nephews.
    She was a wonderful "Mimi," mother, mother-in-law, wife and friend anyone could ask for. She loved to cook, plant flowers, spend time with her kids and grandchildren. The love she and Darrell had for each other was amazing. They were always there for each other, always smiling and laughing. Definitely the definition of true love.
    She was preceded in death by her parents.
    Visitation is 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia.
    Funeral Services are 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at the funeral home with the Rev. Roy Hughes and Ray Culver officiating.
    Interment will be at Spring Valley Cemetery in Harrisburg.
    Memorials may be made to the Palmer family and left at the funeral home.

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