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Estelle Palmer, 76, of Llano, died April 8, 2010. She was born April 12, 1933, to Myrtle (Hufford) and Henry Latham in San Antonio.

She was a retired butcher and lived in Llano for the past 45 years, coming from San Antonio.

Survivors include her daughter Priscilla West; brothers Marvin Latham and Ronnie Latham; and sisters Mildred Reeh, Linda Murphy and Debbie Pruitt, all of Llano.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Luther West Jr. in 1984; and sisters Ruby Mabry, Louise Smith and Patsy Partin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2433 Ridgepoint Drive, Austin, TX 78754.

No services are planned at this time.

Arrangements are under the direction of Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home, 307 E. Sandstone in Llano, (325) 247-4300.

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