Fannie Lois Watson Everett was born in Meigs, GA to Ira and Bertha Watson. The family moved to Thomasville when she was a young child. She attended Susie H. Dunlap Elementary and Douglas High School. Mrs. Everett graduated from La Charma Beauty School and became a licensed cosmetologist.
Mrs. Everett married Lonnie L. Everett, Sr. in 1947, and to this union four children were born. The family circle was broken with the deaths of her husband and son Lonnie L. Everett, Jr.
Mrs. Everett worked at Archbold Hospital for several years and retired from Southwestern State Hospital. During those years, she was also working as a cosmetologist.
Mrs. Fannie joined St. Mark A.M.E. Church when she was a young girl. She was Secretary of Sunday School, member of the choir, President of the Senior Choir, member of the Ward's 11 Club, and also served on the Trustee Board. She also loved to travel. Some of her most memorable experiences were going on the Maid of the Mist where she was able to do a closeup look at Niagara Falls, visiting Universal Studios in Hollywood, CA., the monuments in Washington, DC, cruises to the Caribbean, and touring the sites of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and playing in the several feet of snow in the Buffalo, NY area. Also visiting the Holy Land Experience in Florida, going to the theatre in Toronto, Canada, visiting the King Grave site in Atlanta, the DuSable museum in Chicago. Visiting sites in Canada, Maryland, Illinois, Philadelphia, Georgia, Florida, New Jersey, New York, New Orleans, and also visited the 16th Street Baptist Church and Black History Museum in Birmingham, AL. But of all the things she has done, spending time with her loved ones gave her the most enjoyment.
She is survived by daughters, Elaine Tucker (Larry), Loretha Mitchell (Willie), all of Fayetteville, GA and son Willie Everett (Brenda) of Thomasville, GA., 14 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Sister-in-Law: Rosa Mary Everett; friend and neighbor: Charlotte Parker; friends: Ms. Karen Hooker and Mrs. Rosemarye Boykins, and a host of wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
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