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Lela “Fern” Palmer

July 29, 1929 ~June 28, 2018

Lela “Fern” Palmer 88, of Harper, Oregon, passed away in Vale on Thursday, June 28, with her daughter by her side.

Fern was born July 29, 1929, in Sasser, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Cecil and Polly Tuttle. She was raised in Kentucky as a young girl until 1942, when the family moved to Oregon, settling in Juntura. Fern married Ben Palmer in 1950 in Winnemucca, Nevada, and settled in Harper. They had two children, Myrduth and Carroll.

Fern was a homemaker, and very active in the Harper Church of Nazarene and lived the gospel to the fullest. In later years she enjoyed all her grandkids with all of their sports and 4-H activities.

She is survived by her daughter, Myrt Leuck . . .