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Obituary: James "Jim" Edward Everett

James "Jim" Edward Everett, age 71 passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, March 24, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Funeral Services will be Friday at 2:00 pm March 28, 2014 in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home in Madison, Florida. Interment will follow at Mt. Horeb cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home....

Jim was born on December 19, 1942 in Madison Florida. He was the oldest son of Doris Everett and the late Edward "Mutt" Everett. He was a graduate of University of Florida and an avid Florida Gator fan. Jim was an enthusiastic teacher who retired after 30 plus years of teaching from the Duval County School System. He loved farming, woodworking, was a Master Gardner and an avid reader of all genre’s. He attended Macedonia Baptist Church and was active in his Sunday School Class.. He will be remembered as a kind and generous man who labored as a servant of Jesus. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years Sandra Tibbals Everett. Two children: James T. Everett (Melissa)of Lancaster, PA and Sandy Elmer (Adam); seven grandchildren Mekayla, Lincoln, Maverik, and Kinslee Everett and Hugh, Chris and Chase Elmer. Other family include one brother Bill Everett (Judy) of Defuniak Springs and four sisters; Ruth Rodgers (Bill) of Titusville, Libby Hutto (Buddy), Ann Olan (Phil), Lynn Waller (Glenn) all of Madison County and many nieces ,nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 850-973-2258.

You may send your condolences to the family by visiting our website at www.funeral.com

Submitted by John Bullard



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