December 11, 1937 - January 3, 2021
Maxine Coleman-Palmer answered to the call of God Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the age of 83 years. She was born to Nelson and Vessie Walker-Coleman on December 11, 1937 in Mansfield, Louisiana. She married Elder James Palmer in June of 1953. To this union eight children were born. Mrs. Palmer was Co-Founder and Co-Pastor of the Love of Life Tabernacle Church for many years. She loved studying the bible, playing the piano, singing, cooking, doing word search puzzles, traveling, and spending time with family. She leaves to cherish her memory, four sons, Melvin of Crystal, MN, Chester of Saginaw, Darrell (Joann) of Brooklyn Center, MN and Jonathan (Shaquana) of Fayetteville, NC; four daughters, Deborah Holmes, Ramona Atri, Priscilla Palmer and Kathey Burns all of Saginaw; step-daughter, Ardell Whitten of McGehee, AR; her only living sibling, sister, Irma Jean Williams of Dallas, TX; thirty-five grandchildren which includes her favorite, Kenya Palmer of Burlington, NC; sixty-seven great-grandchildren; fourteen great-great-grandchildren; along with many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Maxine was preceded in death by her husband, Elder James Palmer; grandchildren, James Holmes, Jr. and Dan Burns III; great-granddaughter, Cecilia Palmer; great-great-granddaughter, Mia Castro; her parents, Nelson and Vessie Coleman; brothers, Theodus, L.D., Cornelius, Oscar, and Ollie Coleman; sisters-in-law, Charlene, Willie Mae, Versie, and Patricia Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday 13, 2021, at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607. Dr. Marvin T. Smith will officiate with interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, 3210 S. Washington Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48601. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m.
Maxine Coleman-Palmer answered to the call of God Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the age of 83 years. She was born to Nelson and Vessie Walker-Coleman on December 11, 1937 in Mansfield, Louisiana. She married Elder James Palmer in June of 1953.... View Obituary & Service Information
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