|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1904|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1975|
In loving memory of my grandmother:
Published in the Blytheville News Courier, Blytheville, Arkansas, August 13, 1975
Mrs. Launa Everett, 70, widow of Joseph Everett, died Tuesday at Chickasawaba Hospital in Blytheville.
She was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church.
Born in Piggott, AR, Mrs. Everett had been a resident of Blytheville since 1942.
Services arranged by Cobb Funeral Home will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Baptist Church. The Rev. Tom Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA. She will be buried next to her husband and son.
She is survived by two sons, Clifford Eugene Everett of Albuquerque, NM, and John William Everett of San Francisco, CA; three daughters, Mrs. Inez Braddy and Mrs. Mary Justine Jones, both of Huntsville, AL, and Mrs. Virginia Austin Scott of Bossier City, LA; two sisters, Mrs. Huleth House and Mrs. Freda Powell, both of Blytheville; 23 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Everett, Sr.; sons, Joseph Everett, Lawrence Lindall (Larry) Everett, and Joseph Marlin (Junior) Everett, Jr.
She was the daughter of John William Baty and Mary Ann (Hall) Baty.
Launa Baty and Joe Everett were married Oct 18, 1920, Piggott, Clay Co, AR.
Her husband preceded her in death in 1942, leaving her a widow at age 38 with six children to raise.
She worked at the Rice-Stix Manufacturing Company in Blytheville for many years. It was one of those early sweat shops where they made men's clothing. In the early 1950s, she was instrumental in getting the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of American (Union) started at the factory and became the union president.
She was also a Sunday school teacher for many years.
John William Baty (1877 - 1924)
Mary Ann Hall Baty (1885 - 1967)
Joseph "Joe" Everett (1897 - 1942)*
Lawrence Lindall "Larry" Everett (1922 - 1974)*
Inez Everett Braddy (1924 - 1991)*
Mary Justine Everett Jones (1926 - 2008)*
Clifford Eugene Everett (1928 - 2007)*
John William Everett (1930 - 2006)*
Joseph Marlin "Junior" Everett (1933 - 1958)*
Virginia Launa Everett Austin Scott (1936 - 1983)*
William Lindall Baty (1902 - 1946)*
Ida Launa Baty Everett (1904 - 1975)
Helen Huleth Baty House (1907 - 2002)*
Mary Freda Baty Bisher (1909 - 1986)*
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 18, Site 1511-C
Created by: Mary Jo
Record added: Apr 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19066925
Added: Feb. 24, 2009
In remembrance of my dear Grandmother.|
Added: Apr. 23, 2007