Jessie Mae Everett
Jessie Mae Everett, 84 of Decatur, died Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.
Funeral services will be 10 A.M. , on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Clarke-Venable Baptist Church in Decatur with Bro. Mark Vincent and Bro. Bruce Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 P.M. - 8 P.M. at Newton County Funeral Home North on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
Gardening and tending to flowers were a favorite past time, as she was a Master Gardener. She loved her grandchildren dearly, and was an avid supporter of Ole Miss. She was member of the Decatur Progressive Club. She was an original trustee of the Decatur Public Library and Newton County and Kemper-Newton Regional Library System since their inception. She was a lifelong member of the Delta Kappa Gamma, serving as State President.She also served as President of the Federation of Women's Clubs of Mississippi. She was a Troop Leader and Den Mother of the Decatur Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts, and served on the Meridale Girl Scout Council. She was a retired business instructor at East Central Community College, and served as member of the National Business Education Association. She was the first woman recipeint of the Golden Deeds award with the Decatur Exchange Club. She was also proud of the fact that she was selected "Volunteer of the Year" by The Clarion Ledger. She believed the old adage "idle hands are the devil's workshop."
Survivors include her husband: Bobby Everett of Decatur; one son: Keith Everett & wife Darlene of Meridian; one daughter: Lisa Everett Lucovich & husband Andy of Meridian; four grandchildren: Stewart Everett of New York City, NY; John Everett of Meridian; Jessica Lucovich of Memphis, TN and Allison Lucovich of Meridian.
She was preceded in death by her parents: B.C. & Maggie Luke Stewart of Neshoba County; and three brothers: Luke, Tommy, and John.
Memorial donations may be made to the Decatur Public Library.
Newton County Funeral Home of Newton is in charge of arrangements.
Friends and family may sign an online guest book at www.newtoncountyfuneralhome.com