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Michael Travis Palmer

Obituary Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Mr. Michael Travis Palmer, age 49, of Nicholson, GA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at his residence.  Mr. Palmer was born in Athens to Helen Baker Palmer of Nicholson and the late, Clayton Lamar Palmer. 

Travis graduated from Jackson County High School in 1991.  He worked for Southeast Toyota Distribution, but his true passion was farming and raising cows.  Mr. Palmer enjoyed riding on his Gator around the farm and checking on his cows.  He attended and was a member of River of Life Worship Center where he met the love of his life, Shannon, the daughter of Ms. Linda Rhodes of Nicholson and the late, Rev. Howard Rhodes.

In addition to his wife of 26 years and his mother, Mr. Palmer is survived by his daughter, Morgan Palmer (fiancé, Blake McClung) of Nicholson; sister, Melissa Palmer of Nicholson; brother, Jason Palmer (Chanda) of Commerce; nieces, Gailey Martin (Nick) of Royston and Grace Palmer of Commerce; and special cousin, Bethany Meacacke of Nicholson.

Funeral services will be at 11 AM, Friday, January 20, 2023 at River of Life Worship Center with Rev. Jonathon English, Rev. Bobby Ivester, Rev. Zack Hawks and Rev. David Carithers officiating.  Interment will follow in Howington Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the church on Friday from 10 to 11 AM.  Serving as pallbearers will be Jim Smith, Jeremy Barnett, Chris Bowen, Brad Palmer, Mark Palmer and Marc Carter.

Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
01/20/2023 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Little-Ward Funeral Home
(706) 335-3175
115 State St., Commerce 30529