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Emily Everett


1919 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Emily Everett

Chesapeake - Affectionately known as "Mother Emily," Mrs. Everett was born October 29, 1919, in Norfolk, VA, to the late Thomas & Evelyn Williams.

Mother Emily was educated in Norfolk Public Schools. She had a long career in food management as manager of the meat department for Riddick's Market and food service manager for Greyhound Lines in Norfolk.

A lover of the Lord, Mother Emily often proclaimed that she was "here by the grace of the good Lord." In the early morning hours, she answered the call of her Savior and entered into her eternal rest on May 4, 2014.

She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Everett; three children, Thomas Bond, Deloris Bond Russell, and Joseph Bond, and one brother, Willie L. "Snooks" Williams.

She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Deacon J. Carlos Roberts (Iris) of Suffolk and Emmanuel Pedro Roberts of Chesapeake; seven daughters, Josephine Bond Griffin of Wilmington, DE, Emily Pugh-Land of Chesapeake, Evelyn Cynthia Williams McCoy, Rev. Phyllis J. Jones (Sam), and Valerie Williams (Maryland) of Virginia Beach, Rosalyn Harris of Norfolk, and Cindy Lou Bond of Virginia Beach; one niece, Cheryl Newsome (Duke); twenty-six grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren; eleven great-great grandchildren and a host of loving friends.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 10, 2014
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