Betty Heins Palmer

November 17, 1926 - December 14, 2017
Betty Heins Palmer

Betty Heins Palmer, 91, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, December 14, 2017 at Coastal Cove of Wilmington, Wilmington NC. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Buffalo Cemetery in Sanford, NC.

 Mrs. Palmer, daughter of the late Max Thomas and Eunice Blue Heins was raised in Sanford, NC. She is preceded in death by her husband Hugh Alston Palmer, son Charles Parker Palmer and brother James Edward Heins.

 Mrs. Palmer is survived by her daughter Marsha Blue Palmer, sons Hugh “Hap” Alston Palmer III and Thomas “Tom” Heins Palmer, grandchildren James “Jim” Alston Palmer, Hugh “Alston” Palmer IV and Grayson Maxwell Palmer.

Raising her family in Greenville, SC, Mrs. Palmer was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and caregiver to her family, always putting others needs ahead of her own. She will always be greatly loved and forever missed. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Wrightsville Beach United Methodist Church, 4 Live Oak Dr. Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 or the Red Cross of Wilmington, 1102 South 16th St, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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  • December 16, 2017
    Terri RaFalik says:
    Marsha...Remembering being at you mom's for a Thanksgiving and how sweet she was. Such a great conversationalist, table decorator (she had little gifts at each table setting) and fun personality.

  • December 17, 2017
    Joy Tucker says:
    Marsha, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the days ahead

  • December 17, 2017
    Jennie Bethune says:
    All of my love and sympathy. Dearest love to Marsha and Hap.

  • December 17, 2017
    Allen White & Cindy Glass says:
    Marcia, so sorry to hear about your mom. Know that you and Jim and your family are in our thoughts. Allen & Cindy

  • December 17, 2017
    Darrel Lanford says:
    So sorry to hear your Mother has passed. Mom and Dad are both gone and I miss them. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Peace be with you.