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Dr. Joel Everett

Dr. Joel Everett, 93 was born April 4, 1922 in Braxton, Mississippi. He died February 15, 2016 in hospice care at The Courtyard Assisted Living in Dayton. 

He was the last of his five siblings. He served three years in the US Army during WWII. He was stationed in England, France and Germany. He lived on Cagle Mountain for the last 15 years. 

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Mary Lillie Everett; four daughters, Peggy (David) Dence, Virginia (Jim) Davidson, Carol (Wesley) Geisinger, and Becky (Eric, deceased) Wolfe; nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. 

A memorial service for Dr. Everett was held Sunday, March 6 at the Dunlap Seventh Day Adventist Church. A graveside service with the military honor guard was held at Altamont Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Walper officiating. 

Online condolences can be made at

Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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