2010-04-22 / Obituaries


Ethel Goldman Everette, 91, of Leroy died April 17, 2010.

She was born May 21, 1918. She was a native of Bigbee. She was a faithful member of Friendship Baptist Church of Leroy and the Sunday school class. She worked at Clarke Mills in Jackson. She was an avid gardener along with her husband Worthy Everette, established Everette's Nursery in Leroy.

Survivors include two daughters, Margaret (Eddie) Williams, Leroy, Helen (Donald) Drinkard, Thomasville; two brothers, Willie Goldman, John (Janice) Goldman; both of St. Stephens; three grandchildren, Tracey (Paul) Sims, Pine Hill, Clint (Lori) Bagley, Thomasville, Joseph (Kerri) Williams, St. Stephens; six great-grandchildren, Adam Sims, John Sims, Will Bagley, Leah Bagley, Mackenzie Coulter, Maddie Williams; one sister in-law, Delores Goldman, St. Stephens.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jube and Leona Goldman, her husband of 50 years, Worthy F. Everette, three brothers, Leroy Goldman, J.D. Goldman, Henry Lee Goldman; three sisters, Fannie Mae Singleton, Dollie Sullivan, Louise Rice; three infant siblings; one great-grandson, Brent Sims.

The service was April 20 at 11 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church in Leroy with Rev. James Watkins officiating. Burial was in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery. St. Stephens Funeral Home directed.

Active pallbearers were her grandsons, Clint Bagley, Joseph Williams; nephews, Clyde Singleton, Dewayne Goldman, Kelly Sullivan and Mike Goldman.

Honorary pallbearers were members of her Sunday school class.

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