Marion Anne West Palmer passed away March 17, 2013, in Rockwall. Marion was born Dec. 19, 1928, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Charles S. and Marion Wilson West. In 1939 her family moved to Texas. Marion graduated in 1945 from Sunset High School in Oak Cliff. She married William T. Palmer in 1952. Marion was quite a unique and intelligent individual with an interest in politics, history, art, science and religion.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William T. Palmer, and her brother, Charles S. West Jr.
Surviving are her brother, Stark West and wife Kathy; sister-in-law Pat West; daughters Karen Wilkes and husband Steve and Mitzi Zopp and husband Tom; and her two sons, Mitchell and Tim Palmer. She especially loved those who fondly called her “G-Maw” — her eight grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
She will be missed.
A graveside service is scheduled at 3 p.m., March 29, at DFW National Cemetery.
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Published on  March 29, 2013