Jean Marlene Everett

Published 6:35 pm Friday, May 15, 2020

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Jean Marlene Everett, 88, of Kinston, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020, at PAM Specialty Hospital of Rocky Mount. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Willie Jennette, and one sister, Virginia Credle.

She attended Hardbarger Business College and East Carolina University. Marlene was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was a founding member of Westside FWB Church where she served her Lord in many roles. Marlene retired from the Lenoir County ARC(RAD Inc) after serving as director for 22 years. Following retirement, Marlene and her husband traveled the country with the Trav’lin’ Tarheels. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Marlene is survived by her husband of 68 years, Jack Thomas Everett Sr.; daughter, Cindy Hobbs; son, Jack Thomas Everett Jr; sisters, Ceclia Powers and Sandra Dolan (Tom); brother, Clarence “Sonny” Jeanette Jr. (Libby); grandchildren, Kallie Jean Hobbs, Heather Everett, Jamie Everett and Matthew Everett; and great-grandchildren, Ahleena Marlowe, Amiya Beatty, Noah Marlowe; and many dear friends and relatives.

A graveside service will be held Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 2 p.m. with Chris Singleton officiating at Yeatesville Cemetery, U.S. Highway 264 East, Yeatesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Marlene J. Everett Endowment Fund, RAD, Inc. PO Box 1677 Kinston, NC 28503 or Westside FWB Church, 1205 Lynn Drive, Kinston, NC 28504.