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Bernice Nix Palmer, 95

Passed Away: 12/04/2012

Mrs. Bernice Nix Palmer age 96 of Clermont passed away Tuesday December 4, 2012 at a private healthcare following an extended illness.

Mrs. Palmer was born in Arnoldsville, GA to the late Benjamin and Molly Fields Simmons. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Everett Nix and Carlton Palmer, sister, Runie McGee, brothers, Ira Simmons and Grover Simmons. Mrs. Palmer was a retired school teacher with the Hall County Board of Education and was a member of Concord Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son and daughter- in- law, Rev. Benny and Mary Lou Nix, Clermont; daughters and sons–in-law, Maxine and Jack Oliveres, Napa, CA., Rebecca and Hans Schacht, Sautee; grandchildren, Melody Marlowe, Marty Nix, Marlena Nix, Lori Peppers, all of Clermont, Rusty Boals, Sandy Boals, both of Napa, CA., Sean Boals, Fairfield, CA., Chris Boals, Vacaville, CA., Staton West, Wiesbaden, Germany, Hanna Schacht, Sautee; step children, Caroline Gamel, Lithia Springs, Sharon Lee Morrison, Peachtree City, Larry Palmer, West VA; 16 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday December 7, 2012 at Shoal Creek Baptist Church in White County. The Rev. Tommy Hunt, Dr. Joe Vernon and Rev. Shon Peppers will officiate. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.

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