Palmer Funeral Homes and Southlawn Cemetery continue to invest in the community while keeping family values in funeral service. Whenever you call, a caring voice is present, with time to listen and a readiness to help with every detail and decision. Our staff is efficient, caring, and always puts the families we serve first.
Thank you for the opportunity to assist your family.
What Our Families Say: TESTIMONIALS
Kerry: I want to extend my deepest gratitude to you and the whole staff at Palmer for the beautiful job you all did of turning, what was for me and my family, the saddest day of our lives into a beautiful and loving tribute for my mother Frances Brooks.
The execution of every detail of her funeral, and more importantly the kindness and compassion you showed us will be remembered forever.
Of all the things you can do for your family, planning and funding your funeral may be one of the most considerate and caring. Planning and funding your funeral will ease your family's thoughts, and comfort them in their time of loss. It's something you can do now, it's easy, and it's affordable. Make the right choice for those you love.
The initial cemetery had its first burial in 1836. In 1909, the Palmer's Prairie Cemetery was founded and more acreage was purchased. In 1924, additional land was needed and a group of area businessmen formed a corporation, issued shares of stock for capital, purchased 45 acres, and the cemetery was renamed Southlawn Cemetery.
The loss of a pet can be very emotional. It is only appropriate to say farewell in a meaningful way. In April of 2010, K. R. and Kerry Palmer founded a local cemetery and crematory strictly for pets. As a locally owned, family operated business, we are able to provide sensitive care and respect for your pet.