He confessed his faith and belief in Jesus Christ at an early age and united with Sixteenth Section Missionary Baptist Church. Wade worked faithfully in his church as a deacon and minister. He worked in the Southeast District Association until his health began to fail. He enjoyed going to church and working in the church. He was a ''people'' person. He retired from Burlington Industries and loved eating fish and ice cream. Wade was a Mason and member of the Wyoming Lodge #461.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one daughter, Joyce Ann Everett; siblings, Eddie Everett, Paul Everett, Jr. and Verlinda Everett-Campbell; and sister and brothers-in-law, Pearlene Dodds, Juan Simpson and Neander Rowlett.
Wade Everett married Sarah I. Dodds-Everett on April 13, 1958, and to this union five children were born.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 64 years, Sarah Everett; three daughters, Marcia Suber (Edward), Marie Jackson (Raymond) all of Monticello, AR and Felicia McDuffie (Danny); one son, Malcolm K. Everett (Lashaunda) all of Atlanta, GA; four brothers, Arthur Everett (Frankie) of Monticello, Early J. (E.J.) Everett, Sr. (Faye) of McGehee, Rev. Brown Lee Everett (Earlene) and Ray Everett (Linda) both of Pine Bluff; three sisters, Earnestine Everett of Pine Bluff, Georgia Everett-Long of Kansas City, KS and Mae Simpson (Tommie) of Monticello; two sisters-in-law, Bobbie Clark-Everett and Ora Dean Rowlett both of Monticello; one brother-in-law, Travis Campbell of Pine Bluff; grandchildren, Krystal Baines (Tony), Edward Suber, Jr., Cornelius McCray (Michallie), Cassie McCray and William McDuffie; ten great grandchildren; along with a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at Sixteenth Section Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Sixteenth Section Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday evening at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. You can sign Brother Wade's guest book page at www.stephensondearman.com.
Stacey LockettWarren, AR Saturday, April 1, 2023 Ms Marie I’m so sorry to hear of your dads passing you and your family are in my prayers!!
Tiara Hobbs RobinsonGreenbrier, AR Friday, March 31, 2023 Marie I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayer. 🙏🏻
Patricia AbbottMonticello, AR Tuesday, March 28, 2023 Cornelius, I am so sorry for your loss and pray for God to bring comfort to you and your family.
Jo jordanMonticello, AR Monday, March 27, 2023 To Everett family I will keep y'all I'my prayers he is at peace an no more pain .
Margaret GatsonPine Bluff, AR Sunday, March 26, 2023 Sister Everett and Family,
Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can't heal. May God comfort and strengthen you during this difficult time. May the memories bring joy, peace, love, and good will to you and family. God has granted Rev. Wade eternal rest. You loved him but God loves him best!
With sincere sympathy,
Sister Margaret Gatson
Barraque Street MBC
Rev. Sidney Milton, Sr. ,Pastor
Frances HamptonWarren, AR Sunday, March 26, 2023 Marie I was sorry to hear of Mr Wade passing. I will always remember his smile and joyous personality. His visits by the office when you and I worked together were always a treat because he would say something to make us laugh. Even though he will be missed by you all we believe that through faith in Jesus we will see our loved ones again. Prayers for your mom also and the entire family. “Let not your heart be troubled”
Jacqueline Block RobinsonATKINS, AR Sunday, March 26, 2023 Wade was a kind and gentle soul. He will be missed.
Condolences, prayers and love to you all from the children of the late Minnie Mae Everett-Block.
Laura, Iris and ChideraHouston, TX Saturday, March 25, 2023 Our sincere and deepest condolences to you and your family.
We are so sorry for your loss.
You and your family are in our thoughts.
Peace be with you!
Laura, Iris and Chidera McDuffie
Mary RowlettLittle Rock, AR Thursday, March 23, 2023 My sincere condolences to the family. I am praying for you all.
Jacque BynumPortland, AR Wednesday, March 22, 2023 There’s no sorrow that heaven can’t heal, keeping the family in prayer.
Jacque BynumPortland, AR Wednesday, March 22, 2023 They’re no sorrow that heaven can’t heal, keep the family in prayer in your time of sorrow