Aug. 6, 1906 Mountain View Stone County Arkansas, USA
Jun., 1995 Chickasha Grady County Oklahoma, USA
Mr. Everett was born on Monday, August 6, 1906 in Mt. View, AR to Lon and Pearl (Freeman) Everett, and died in Oklahoma City, OK., on Thursday, June 8, 1995, at the age of 89.
He moved with his family to the Lexington-Purcell area as a child.
He graduated from Purcell High School and attended Phillips University in Enid. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma.
Mr. Everett taught and coached 45 years in the public schools of Oklahoma at Lexington, Davis and Purcell. He was Principal at Anadarko and Superintendent of Schools at Dundee and Binger.
He was one of the first driver training instructors in Oklahoma and had many winning teams.
During World War II he served four years in the U.S. Air Corps and active reserve. He was discharged with the rank of Major.
Mr. Everett was a member of the Healdton, Davis and Anadarko Kiwanis Clubs and the Binger Rotary Club. He was an avid golfer and member of the Oklahoma City Chorale Barbershop Singers.
He became a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at an early age and served as a Sunday school teacher for many years.
He was currently a member of the Western Oaks Christian Church in Oklahoma City, where he was honored by being named Elder Emeritis.
Survived by his wife of 52 years, Josephine Corbin Everett; twin daughters Nancy Lu Knoy and Ellen Jo Beckham and husband C.E.; grandchildren, William Earl Knoy, Tomell Knoy, Nancy Jo Beckham and Brian Beckham, and great grandson, Billy Knoy;
sisters, Lora Everett, Nona Thompson, Opal Peters and Edna Everett, all of Chickasha and one brother Dr. Carl Everett and wife Mary Hope of Ft. Worth, TX.
Services were held on Saturday, June 10th, at the Western Oaks Christian Church in Oklahoma City, with interment at Memory Lane Cemetery in Anadarko under the direction of Gene Adams Funeral Home.