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Susie Joy Button Palmer

August 11, 1933 — August 7, 2022

Susie Joy Button Palmer

(August 11, 1933 – August 7, 2022)

Susie Joy Button Palmer, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend died August 7, 2022, at her daughter’s home in Mesa, Arizona.  She was born August 11, 1933, in Fredonia, Arizona.  She was the 6th of 7 children born to Ralph M. Button and Susannah Dobson. 

She married her sweetheart Kenneth Van Palmer in the St George temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on August 21, 1953.

Joy attended Northern Arizona University where she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees.  Joy taught school in the Holbrook school system for thirty plus years.

She spent her life serving others in her family, community, and in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

She is survived by her children: David (Peggy) Palmer, Susan Jenkins, Tammie (Duane) Burt, Melodie (John [deceased]) Burbank, and Randy Kent (Barbara[deceased]) Palmer.  She also had many grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild with a total posterity of 117. 

A public visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday August 19, 2022, with the funeral service at 11:00 AM Saturday August 20, 2022, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1430 N. Grand Mesa, AZ 85201.

To view the funeral service online please view this link at 11:00 AM on Saturday August 20:

Click this link: Funeral For Susie Joy Button Palmer. If the link does not work directly, then you can also go to https://zoom.us/join and input meeting ID: 916 5638 4627. If you are using the Zoom app click "Join a Meeting" and input meeting ID: 916 5638 4627. You will then be asked to provide your name and email address.

Interment will be at the Mesa City Cemetery Saturday morning at 9:00 AM

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Susie Joy Button Palmer, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, August 19, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Mesa Lehi Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

1430 North Grand, Mesa, AZ 85201

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Saturday, August 20, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Mesa Lehi Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

1430 North Grand, Mesa, AZ 85201

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