Palmer, Herbert A. comment (0)
April 26, 2012
Herbert A. Palmer, retired pastor and director of missions (DOM), died April 15. He was 91.
Palmer, who was born in Hartselle, served as Russell Baptist Association’s DOM for 25 years (1961–1986). Prior to his role in Russell Association, he served as Tennessee River Baptist Association’s DOM from 1953 to 1961 and as a
pastor of an Alabama Baptist church in the early 1950s.
Palmer served in the Air Force from 1942 to 1945 and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal.
He was a member of Central Baptist Church, Phenix City, at the time of his death.
Palmer is preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Laura, and his daughter, Shelia. He is survived by one son and one daughter; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.