Ledora Langston Everett

Published 9:57 pm Friday, February 28, 2014

Ledora Langston Everett, 89, of Suffolk, departed this life Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Courtland Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of the late Hardy Langston and Blanche Moore Langston of Holland. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Phillip H. Everett; their son, Aubrey L. Everett; five sisters, and five brothers.

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At an early age, she was baptized and became a member of Palm Tree Baptist Church. Mrs. Everett served as the pastor’s aide, hospitality committee member and was one of the beloved mothers of the church.

She attended and earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Elizabeth City State University. After graduating, she joined and became a lifetime member of Sigma Gamma Rho Incorporated.

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She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted grandchildren, Aubrey Everett Jr. (Apryl), of Wilmington, Del., Phillip Everett (Angela), of Augusta, Maine, Mary Everett, of Laurel, Md.; daughter-in-law; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at Palm Tree Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Anthony Sommerville. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.