Obituary for Mary Everett (Marshall)
Mary Margaret Everett, longtime resident of Clinton Township died peacefully January 19, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 92. (Or as she would say – “Almost 93!”)
Mary was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan on March 12, 1925, the daughter of the late Claude and Mary Agnes (Rowley) Marshall.
Mary was united in marriage to beloved husband Don Everett on July 6, 1946 in Lansing, Michigan. They built their home in Clinton Township in 1962 and resided there for the rest of their lives. Mary is now reunited with Don, who entered Heaven on October 12, 2012.
Mary received her Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University and when on to earn a Master’s Degree in Education from Wayne State University. She taught at Salk Elementary School in Fraser for 22 years. Salk’s School named their library “The Mary Everett Library” in her honor. Mary was very active in her church, Christ United Methodist Church, in Fraser, where she was choir director for several decades. One of the things she enjoyed most was singing a very moving Christmas Eve solo of “Sweet Little Jesus Boy”. She was a member of United Methodist Women and played an active role on the Mission’s Committee as well. Mary was an accomplished cellist and played in a community orchestra for several years.
A compassionate, giving person, Mary always helped those around her. She was a dear friend of many and a devoted, loving mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by everyone.
Mary is survived by her children ; Susan (Dennis) Briar, Wendy (Dick) Cooke, John (Debbie) Everett and Carol (David) Fraser, as well as 13 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her brother Claude Marshall Jr.
Visitation will be held at Faulmann Walsh Funeral Home, 32814 Utica Road, in Fraser on Wednesday, January 24th from 2 pm until 8 pm and from from 10 am until the time of the funeral at 11am on Thursday, January 25th at Christ United Methodist Church, 34385 Garfield Road in Fraser. Interment will follow at Cadillac Memorial Gardens, Share memories with the family at www.faulmannwalsh.com.