Beverly Scharlene Palmer, 55, of Salem died March 22, 2010. She was a talented artisan as well as a loving wife, aunt, and friend. Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Laverne Taylor; and brother, Clayton Taylor. Survivors include her husband Warren Stuart Palmer; nephew Kai Palmer; mother-in-law Dorothy Palmer; and brother-in-law John Palmer and wife Monaye. A memorial service was held on March 24 in the John M. Oakey & Son Chapel in Salem. Memorial donations may be made to the Salem Animal Shelter at 1301 Indiana St., Salem, Va. 24153.