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Surnames: Palmer, Coffey, Walker, Morey,
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This is her obituary from the Humeston New Era
MAXINE LEOTA (COFFEY) PALMER, daughter of Leo Newton and Elsie Maureen (Walker) Coffey,
was born on Dec. 16, 1928 at Farmington, IA. She died at her home in Garden Grove, IA on
Nov. 5, 1997 at the age of 68 years.
Mar. 14, 1948 she married Robert Lucas Palmer and 3 children were born to this union
Ronald Eugene, Larry Lee and Sheryl Ann.
Maxine was a member of the Humeston Christian United Methodist Church.
She retired from O"Bryan Brothers in Leon,after 25 years.
Preceding her in death was her mother in 1983.
She leaves to mourn, her husband of 49 years, Bob, of Garden Grove; children, six
grandchildren; father, Leo Coffey; two sisters, Irene McCarl and Imogene Brown, brother
Funeral services were held at the church with Pastor Leroy Perkins and Richard Speer
Burial was in the Garden Grove Cemetery. Slade-O'Donnell Funeral Home was in charge of
I also have a lady who is also researhing the Palmer, Morey etc. connections. She was just
here last week visiting from OK. and I would send you her email address if you email me
direct - PaulineWilliams(a)webtv.net.
I also have any Coffey obituaries and Palmers. I collect many obituaries from this area. I
also have 4 web sites. You can reach them by just putting Humeston into your
"search" There are Coffey's mentioned in my great grandmothers autograph
book which you can link from Humeston, Iowa, My Hometown or the Humeston Independent
School web site.
Email if you would like more Coffey obits. I am always happy to help all searchers about
this area. When my time allows.