Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Anne L. Everette

10/07/1935 - 03/09/2018

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby Street.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 11am, Saturday, March 31, 2018
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby Chapel
7246 Granby Street Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Hampton Memorial Gardens
155 Butler Farm Road Hampton VA

“May the Work I’ve Done Speak For Me” On October 7, 1935 the Lord blessed Jasper Everette and Minnie Wilson with a beloved daughter, Anne L. Everette. “Anne Lee” as she was lovely called by her family and friends closed her eyes and went home to be with her heavenly father on Friday, March 9, 2018. Anne Lee was always interested in her family striving for the best in education. She spoke highly of the importance of advancing academically and financially. Being a resident of New York City, she ensured that the children of her family experienced all the educational and entertainment activities New York had to offer. Anne enjoyed taking her family shopping, site seeing, going to museums and attending Broadway Shows. Anne acted as the family historian. She enjoyed taking pictures of family members and keeping up with our family’s history. Anne Lee was an active member of her community. She was a member of the New York Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the National Association of Social Workers and the chairperson for the finance committee at Willougbhy Worth Co-op Homes. Anne created entrepreneurs day to highlight the community’s very own entrepreneurs in Willougbhy Worth. Anne Lee was an Alumni of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated and the Kentucky State Alumi Association. Anne Lee was a member of the Brooklyn, New York Community Services Board and the 88th Precinct Committee Board. Anne Lee assisted individuals in the community with exercising their civil rights by encouraging them to register to vote. Anne L. Everette graduated from Springfield High School in Wilson, North Carolina in 1954. Anne furthered her educational journey at Hampton Institute now Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. She then went on to complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky. She then achieved her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Anne was employed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of New York. Anne’s additional credentials included the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) and Board Certified Diplomate (BCD) in Clinical Social Work. After 23 years of service, Anne retired from Brooklyn, New York State Office of Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities in January 2004. In 2004 Anne Lee received the crowning achievement of the New York State Service Award. She received the 2011/2012 Professional Woman of the Year Award by National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). Throughout the years, Anne Lee continuously made numerous donations to various organizations. Anne was preceded in death by two brothers, Sylvester Everette and John T. Everette (Avis); three sisters, Pastor Beulah M. Dickerson (Jethro), Missionary Virginia C. Edwards (Claude SR.), Ruth L. Taylor (Walter) and one niece, Delores T. Cooper. To cherish her memories Anne is survived by her nieces and nephews Claude L. Edwards Jr., Ruby J. Holmes(Ramond-deceased), Nathaniel Edwards(Rita), Emily Handy, Raymond Everette (Marlo) and Pastor Annette Dickerson Jones and a host of great nieces and nephews. For the many years of dedicated service Anne has proven to be an extraordinary humanitarian. Her work involved community social issues such as domestic violence, individual and family counseling, adoption, developmental disabilities and other social concerns. In addition, Anne took on the role of guardianship for her cousin, Anthony Thomas. Anne Lee was a counselor and advocate for equality for minority and Senior Citizen organizations.

Carrie B. Stewart Sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of Anne. We shared many good times since living as neighbors here in Brooklyn. She will surely be missed. She was at my home a few days before her passing to return the Kentucky African American Encyclopedia which she enjoyed. Rest in peace my dear friend.
Posted: 4/15/2018
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Joyce Coates Tyson i extend condolences to the family of Anne Everette on behalf of Ellen McCatty and myself.We enjoyed warm relationships with Anne through the New York Chapter of the Kentucky State University Alumni Association for many years. She was a tireless worker whose services are much appreciated. Joyce Coates Tyson, Brooklyn NY
Posted: 4/3/2018
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Edith Mcleod I love you Ann rest in peace you truly will be miss from the Walk I thank you for all of the sharing and encouragement. Prayerfully Yours, Willoughby Walk Family
Posted: 3/31/2018
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Mae Esther Wilson So sorry that Mom Katie Wilson and I Esther Wilson could not make it to the funeral, but I did get to watch it live on the internet. Our Prayers and Condolences go out to the Family during this difficult time. There are so few of us left. To God Be the Glory.
Posted: 3/31/2018
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Joan O'Bryan ANNE WAS UNSELFISH IN DEDICATING HERSELF TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF THE PEOPLE OF HER COMMUNITY, CITY, COUNTRY AND THE WORLD. She was tireless in marching for freedom and justice for African Americans and fought the "good fight" until she was called "home".
Posted: 3/31/2018
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Ray & Lindsay Everette A lifetime of service to humanity, caring for the underprivileged, and providing advice, counsel, encouragement and guidance to people she came in contact with. You've finished the course Anne Lee; take your well deserved rest. Love you!!!
Posted: 3/30/2018
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Alberta & William Coleman - Newark, DE We are deeply saddened to lose our friend, Anne. She was a devoted member of our Kentucky State University Alumni New York Chapter. She worked tirelessly for our organization, and we will miss her deeply. May she rest in peace! Blessings to the family!
Posted: 3/28/2018
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