Johnnie Earleen Everette was born September 20, 1929 to the late Pearl and Dave Dubose. She had two sisters, Marie Murphy and Ethel Williamson who predeceased her.
Earleen was married to the late Scott Everette. She lived a full life as a wife, homemaker, and domestic worker.
Earleen confessed Christ as her Savior and was baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. She was a member of Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully for many years as Church Secretary, as a member of the Mother's Board, in the Missionary Society, and in various other capacities of the church. She also served as treasurer of the Citywide Missionary Society. She was sincere about her church work and performed her duties for the greater honor and glory of God.
Earleen was a loyal leader and member in fraternal organizations. She took great pride in her service as Past Grand Worthy Counsellor of the Florida Jurisdiction; Order of Calanthe, Grand Worthy Counsellor; Grand Worthy Register of Deeds, Jurisdiction of Florida; and Worthy Counsellor of Altamease Court #155, Port Saint Joe, Florida.
On Thursday, May 2, 2019 Earleen, in her 89th year, stepped across the threshold we call death, but it was only a step into another room in her prepared mansion in the sky. Her vibrant presence and her distinct voice will be missed by those who knew her and loved her.
Survivors are a special cousin, Emily Jefferson (Jessie); special friends Geraldine Lewis and Caroline Pickney; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, church family, and friends.
Funeral services were held at 12 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Frame, with interment following in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Services were under the direction of Comforter Funeral Home.