Palma Persinger, 77 of Hellier, KY passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Pikeville Nursing and Rehab. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hellier Missionary Baptist Church. Palma was born November 19, 1944 to the late Albert J. Knight and Katie F. Knight. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Byrd Persinger. She is survived by a brother, Robert (Cindy) Knight of Charlotte, NC and two sisters, Virginia (Steve) Mack of Atlanta, GA and Frances (Troy) Kimbell of Phenix City, AL; and a special friend and caregiver, Chyrel Kilgore (Larry) Gilliam. She is also survived by a special person called Mom, Margaret Manus, of Charlotte, NC who helped raise her. She was deeply loved by her church family and friends and especially by the Kilgores, who were her adopted family. Visitation will be after 6PM Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the Hellier Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 12PM from the church with Greg Whitetree officiating. Burial will follow at the Childers Cemetery, Ashcamp, KY.