John Marson Palmer, 60, of Mulberry died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Fort Smith. He was a retired supervisor for the Arkansas Highway Department and a member of the Ozark Country Club. He was born July 18, 1953, in Barberton, Ohio.

Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Ozark Country Club under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Cheri; a daughter, Tiffany Rachelle Pelt of Rudy; four sons, Shay Palmer of Mountainburg and Joseph, Jason and Joshua Sampley, all of Ozark; two sisters, Nancy Caroline McDowell of Fort Smith and Andrea Hoffman of Greenwood; and 10 grandchildren