Eva Dean Ward Palmer was born June 13, 1931 in Ashland, Louisiana to James and Mattie Ward and entered into rest on November 1, 2020 in Minden, Louisiana.
She was a spirited and strong- willed woman who was deeply involved with her church and valued her relationship with God and her family. She led a simple life in the country and was an amazing cook. Her dishes were revered at many a church potluck. She had a passion for crocheting, gardening, canning, and raising cattle.
She was preceded in death by her parents James and Mattie Ward, husband Neil Palmer, and her son Gary Palmer.
She is survived by her two granddaughters, Carmen Smith of Gentry, Arkansas and Maria Palmer of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Two great-grandchildren, Cheyenne and Laramie Smith of Gentry, Arkansas.
A graveside service for the family will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Point Chapel Cemetery in Doyline, Louisiana.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
211 Murrell Street
Minden, Louisiana 71055