Vesta Irene Caldwell (Palmer) departed this vale of tears on the 12th day of January 2019. She crossed the river and rests in the cool shade of the trees with her husband of 60 years, Jack. She was 91 years old.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack; Scott her son; two brothers, Jack and Ray Palmer; and her sister Opal Julian.
She is survived by her sons, Phillip and Jack Jr. with his wife Patti; her daughter-in-law Chris and her husband Gary; several nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Vesta was a longtime resident of Bob Hope Village and was an active member of Shalimar Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10 AM at Emerald Coast Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery at 1 PM. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to AFEV (Air Force Enlisted Village) 92 Sunset Lane, Shalimar, FL 32579.
Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com