From the Wooster (OH) Daily Record:
WOOSTER — Halcyon S. Palmer, 98, Wooster, passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, in the Orrville Pointe Nursing Home.
She was born May 31, 1912, in Ashland, the daughter of Joseph and Nellie Lindsey Overholt.
She received an associate degree from Ashland College and had taught school at Wooster Township School for 32 years and was the last living charter member of Grace Brethren Church, where she taught a child evangelism class and a Win-A-Couple class at the church for many years and was involved with the Women’s Missionary Council. She hosted prayer meetings at her home prior to the building of the church. She had played the piano on WWST each morning with the Rev. Ken Ashman’s daily devotions program and was a candy striper at the hospital.
Surviving are daughters Alice A. (James R.) Miller of Dalton and Hyla M. (R. Wayne) Snider of Winona Lake, Ind.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Halcyon was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Harry R. Palmer, in 1978 whom she married in 1934, a brother, Robert Overholt, and a sister, Hilda Depler.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, on Wednesday, Jan. 5, from 6-9 p.m.
A memorial service will be held at Grace Brethren Church on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Fetterhoff officiating. Private family burial will be held.
Contributions may be made to the Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691.