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Elmer R. Sizemore

Elmer R. Sizemore Elmer R. Sizemore

Elmer Ray Sizemore, age 88, Palmyra, Ind., passed away peacefully at the Beehive Homes of Georgetown, Ind., on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021.

He was born on Nov. 30, 1932, in Manchester, Ky., to Henry J. and Grace Sizemore.

Elmer married Frances Holland Sizemore on May 5, 1956. He was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Hardinsburg, Ind. Elmer was a long-time resident of Palmyra, residing within the town for more than 57 years. He worked as a truck driver for several years. Elmer was an avid UK fan, enjoyed hunting, fishing and many outdoor activities. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Bernard Sizemore, Blevins Sizemore, Butler Sizemore and Roland Collette.

Elmer is survived by his wife of 65 years Frances Holland Sizemore; two daughters, Diana Cardwell (Pat) and Hattie Matherly (Mike); two sons, Thomas Sizemore (Phyllis) and Tony Sizemore (Sara); one brother, Oliver Sizemore (Donna); nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, from 2 to 6 p.m. and again on Monday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. until time of service at Love Funeral Home.