Wortley Marion Palmerton, 57, of 333 E. Ann St. died yesterday noon at a local hospital after an illness of several months.
He was born on May 15, 1894, in Milan, a son of Ashel and Helen Chapman Newcomb.
A resident of Ann Arbor for the past 22 years, he was formerly employed as a deliveryman for Band Box Cleaners here, and more recently as a government inspector at the King-Seeley Scio plant.
He was a member of the local Eagles Lodge.
Survivors include his stepfather, Winfield Palmerton of Whitmore Lake; a brother, Harry Newcomb of Detroit; and one sister, Mrs. William F. Braatz of Ann Arbor.
Funeral services will be at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Muehlig Chapel, with Rev. E. C. Stringer officiating. Burial will be in Washtenong Memorial Park. Friends may call at the chapel.
Washtenong Memorial Park
Muehlig Funeral Chapel
Fraternal Order of Eagles (F.O.E.)
Band Box Cleaners
Ann Arbor News
Wortley Marion Palmerton
Rev. E. C. Stringer
Mrs. William F. Braatz
Helen Chapman Newcomb
333 E Ann St