Ms. Charmaine Y. Everett passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012.

Charmaine was born on May 15, 1974, to Ms. Shirley Everett and the late Haywood Smith. She was a lifelong resident of Waverly, Va., and was educated in the Sussex County Public School System. Charmaine graduated in 1993 from Sussex Central High School, Sussex, Va. She worked faithfully at Phoenix and Peace Inc., Waverly, Va., until her health declined.

She leaves to cherish her memories, her mother, Shirley Everett; sisters, Felecia Moody-Reid, Monique Everett; aunts, Lucille Young and Patricia Everett, Evangelist Barbara Gray (Frank); three uncles, Marvin Smith (Jeanette), Melvin Smith (Karen) of Maryland and Larry Smith (Sharon); nephew, Cordarol Everett; four nieces, La'Kedra Moyler, Dominque Bailey, Jasmine Bailey and Shericka Bailey; eight great-nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Empowerment Temple Ministries, Waverly, Va.; Elder Terrence Green, pastor. Interment will follow in the Waverly Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Peace-Bland Funeral Home, Waverly, Va.; Mr. James I. Gay, funeral director.

Published in The Progress-Index on Dec. 27, 2012