2023ObituariesNoel Karith Palmer

January 2, 2024by SealeUser3

Noel Karith Palmer, age 85, a native of Louisville, Mississippi and a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2023. He was born April 10, 1938. Noel was a veteran of the United States Air Force faithfully serving his country for two tours, and then made Louisiana his home. He worked for the City of Baton Rouge Police Department for 30 years, retiring as a lieutenant officer. Noel was an avid artisan and could make anything out of wood. He was most known for his beautiful hand-carved ducks and detailed models. He once said, “inside every piece of wood was a bird trying to get out.” He is survived by his sisters Betty Faye Smith and Patricia Ann Gregory (Donnie) of Brandon, Mississippi; three children KaRetha (Roger) Kelley, Karla (Gregg) Covington, and Kelly (Donna) Palmer
of San Bernadino, California; three stepchildren Donna (Leo) Estrada of Marksville, Louisiana, Randy Bringol, and Scott (Monique) Bringol of Covington, Louisiana. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Noel was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Bobbie Palmer; parents, Kerney and Virgia Palmer; his brother Terry Gene Palmer and his wife, Carolyn. Memorial services will be held Friday, January 5, 2024, at The New Beginnings Baptist Church, Walker, LA. Visitation will begin at 12:00 followed by the service at 12:30 p.m. conducted by Dr. Richard Blue. An inurnment service will take place the same day at 2:30 p.m. at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Magnolia Columnbarium, Baton Rouge, LA led by Elder Jim McCartney. The family would like to extend a very special “thank you” to the staff and workers of Baton Rouge Hospice and the Golden Age Nursing Home.




  • Carol Hinson

    January 4, 2024 at 9:53 pm

    We are sorry for your loss. I know you are comforted by the only one who can give you the peace that passes all understanding.
    I am praying for you and the family,
    N.E. and Carol Hinson


  • Kim Muse

    January 3, 2024 at 1:36 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Know that we are forever sending prayers your way.
    Love you,
    Brian & Kim Muse
    PS, one of my favorite scripture is this…
    Roman’s 8:18 NJKV Paraphrase
    The suffering at this present time cannot be compared to the glory that shall be revealed to us.


  • DeLoyd and Leslie McDaniel

    January 3, 2024 at 2:21 am

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that we are praying for you and your family during this very difficult time.
    DeLoyd and Leslie McDaniel


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