Darlene Rose Palmer, 65, enjoyed hunting for treasures at yard sales

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Darlene Rose Palmer
Darlene Rose Palmer

Darlene Rose Palmer, 65, of Williamsburg, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Darlene was a native of Garrett, Ky., and Williamsburg resident since 1972. A caregiver, Darlene was employed with Home Instead Home Health Care in Newport News, Va. She was also previously employed with Dr. A.L. Wilding in Williamsburg, Va.

Darlene enjoyed gardening, watching University of Kentucky basketball, shopping and going to yard sales. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Darlene, fondly known as ‘MeMaw,’ enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include Darlene’s husband, Arnold H. Palmer; son, Andrew H. Palmer; daughter, Christine Delo (Ryan); granddaughter Haley Delo; sisters, Ethel Hunter of Loveland, Ohio, and Ruth Battle (Jim) of Orange Park, Fla.; four brothers, Danny Hicks of Lexington, Ky., Bobby Hicks (Cherry) of Clay City, Ky., and Scotty Hicks (Ellie) and Joe Hicks, both of Lexington, Ky.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, with a memorial service immediately following. Interment will be held in Williamsburg Memorial Park, 130 King William Drive, Williamsburg.

Memorial contributions in Darlene’s memory may be made to the VCU Massey Cancer Center, P.O. Box 843042, Richmond, VA 23284.

Online condolences to the family may be made at nelsencares.com.