Mazie T. Palmer, 84, of Jacksonville died August 11, 2011. She was born in Union County to Lawton Walton Thornton and Verdie Gatlin Thornton on February 11, 1927. She was a resident of Jacksonville most of her life and worked in the clerical department of JEA for more than 20 years before retirement. She loved birds, history and visiting museums. In her early years, she enjoyed painting with oil. She also belonged to the Senior Citizens Group.She was predeceased by son Robert Charles Palmer.
Survivors include brother Gene Thornton; sister Margaret Lucille Thornton (Will) Ward.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at Macedonia Cemetery in Macclenny with Pastor Hubert W. Chapman Sr. officiating. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.