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Thomas Monroe Palmer

Thomas Monroe Palmer, American minister, treasurer, administrative assistant. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1952. Recipient Achievement award Oklahoma State Senate, 1979, Ambassador award Collinsville Chamber of Commerce, 1984.

Background

  • Palmer, Thomas Monroe was born on August 31, 1931 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Alvie Wilder and Virginia Lucille (Burgess) Palmer.

  • Education

    • Student, Muskogee Junior College, 1950. Bachelor, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1953. Bachelor's Degree, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1956.

      Doctor in Ministry, Luther Price Seminary, 1984.

    Career

    • Pastor 1st Baptist Church, Jasper, Arkansas, 1956-1959, Cotter, 1959-1960, Panama, Oklahoma, 1960-1963, Collinsville, 1965-1980, Trinity Baptist Church, Ardmore, 1963-1965. Director Owasso (Oklahoma) Baptist Retirement Village, 1980-1985. Pastor Faith Baptist Church, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, since 1985.

      Secretary, treasurer, board directors Northeastern Health Care, Inc., Owasso, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1952.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chaplain Oklahoma State Senate, Oklahoma City, 1979. Board directors Owasso Senior Center, 1982-1985, Owasso Chamber of Commerce, 1984-1986. President board directors Collinsville Memorial Hospital, since 1985.

    Member Southern Baptist Ministry to Aging (vice president long term care), Tulsa Baptist Association (moderator 1978-1979), Baptist General Convention Oklahoma (vice president 1979-1980), Kiwanis (president Collinsville chapter 1983-1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, golf, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Juanita Myrle Crawford, August 21, 1953. Children: Kathy J. Palmer Davis, Anita G. Palmer Willock, Melanie D. Palmer Garrett.
    • father: Alvie Wilder Palmer
    • mother: Virginia Lucille (Burgess) Palmer
    • spouse: Juanita Myrle Crawford
    • children: Kathy J. Palmer Davis Palmer
    • Anita G. Palmer Willock Palmer
    • Melanie D. Palmer Garrett Palmer
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    Born August 31, 1931
    Nationality
    • 1950
      Muskogee Junior College
    • 1953
      Oklahoma Baptist University
    • 1956
      Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1984
      Luther Price Seminary
    • 1956 - 1959
      Pastor 1st Baptist Church
      Jasper, Indiana, United States
    • 1959 - 1960
      Pastor 1st Baptist Church
      Cotter, Arkansas, United States
    • 1960 - 1963
      Pastor 1st Baptist Church
      Oklahoma, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      Pastor 1st Baptist Church
      Ardmore, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1965 - 1980
      Pastor 1st Baptist Church
      Collinsville, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1985
      director, Owasso (Oklahoma) Baptist Retirement Village
    • 1985
      pastor Faith Baptist Church
      Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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