Verlon Pallmer

Verlon Albert Pallmer, born June 24th, 1924 in Republican, AR,1 was a professional baseball player in 1940. He was the cousin of I.B. Palmer and Rudy Palmer.2


Pallmer was buried in Republican Cemetery in Greenbrier, AR.3


"GREENBRIER - Verlon Albert Pallmer , 89, of Greenbrier, Arkansas, passed away June 21, 2014. He was born June 24, 1924, in Republican, Arkansas, to the late Albert and Ollie Sinyard Pallmer . He was also preceded in death by his sister, Nomah Robertson and infant brother, Ishamel Pallmer. Verlon was of Baptist Faith and a proud Air Force Veteran who served in WW II where he flew 37 missions as a Tail Gunner in a B-24 over Germany. He was known for running a general store in Republican for many years. After retirement he enjoyed working at PK's Bait Shop with his brother Vernon. Verlon was an avid fisherman and hunter in Faulkner County, not to be surpassed by his love for baseball. Verlon was a simi-pro baseball player where he played two years of organized baseball in Texas. Verlon was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He was the rock of his family. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ruby Nell Browning Pallmer of Greenbrier; daughter and son-in-law, Jan Moore and Robert of Greenbrier; grandson, Alex Moore of Greenbrier; sister and brother-in-law, Onetia Browning and husband Elwin of Atlanta; brother and sister-inlaw, Vernon Pallmer and wife Bobbie of Conway; several nieces, nephews and other loving family members. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier with Bro. Otis Lyons Jr. and Bro. Marty Sikes officiating. Burial will follow at Republican Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers: A.J. Robertson, Mark Koone, Stan Browning, Bob Browning, Bob Bush, and Kenny Griffin. Honorary Pallbearers: His group of Greenbrier Domino Buddies. Memorials can be made in his honor to Arkansas Hospice: 14 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, Ark. 72116"4


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1 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 6/25/2014
2 Pallmer's father Albert Pallmer was the brother of Roy Palmer, father of I.B. and Rudy Palmer.
3 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 6/25/2014
4 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 6/25/2014