Rosalind Leng Palmer

Published 7:28 am Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Oct. 13, 1917 –

Jan. 10, 2012

Rosalind Elizabeth Leng Palmer, 94, passed peacefully January 10, 2012, with loving care at Avante of Jacksonville Beach Nursing and Rehab Center.

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The beloved wife of the late Eugene C. Palmer, she was born in Newport, Wales, on Oct. 13, 1917. The daughter of the late Herbert and Julia Dennis Leng, she was also predeceased by brothers Philip and Roy Leng and sister Lillian L. Lyden.

Mrs. Palmer was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church, an avid boater, fisherman, talented knitter and creative flower arranger. She was a resident of Stuart, Fla., for 35 years until moving to Jacksonville Beach, Fla., in 2009.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Richardson (Tom) of Jacksonville Beach, granddaughters Kate Richardson of Jacksonville and Sara Allen (Scott) of Jacksonville Beach and one great-granddaughter.

Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Palmer will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, at Pine Forest Baptist Church Cemetery in Bainbridge, with Rev. Bruce McCracken officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pine Forest Baptist Church, 104 Pine Forest Road, Bainbridge, GA 39819.

Arrangements are by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, 1701 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach. The phone number is (904) 249-2374.