Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt

Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt was born February 27,1936 in Yanceyville, North Carolina to the late Johnnie Oliver Gunn and Annie Newman Gunn. She departed her earthly life peacefully surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at her residence, in Yanceyville, North Carolina.

Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt was a Bartlett Yancey High School graduate of “Class of 1954”. Afterwards she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Duke University in 1958.

Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt moved to New York where she attended Pratt Institute, receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Arts and Illustrations in 1963. Within this time period she met and married the love of her life, Layton Everitt, on June 23, 1962. They relocated back to her hometown in Yanceyville, North Carolina where they have resided since 1966.

Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt was a faithful and a devoted wife and mother to her sons William and Layton. She was a very active member in her community where she was involved in her church, and served local organizations’ such as the Girl Scouts, the Caswell County School Board from 1975 to 2002 (Chairman), and the Danville Running and Fitness Club. Being artistic, her favorite pastimes were painting, photography, quilting, needlepoint, and cross stitching. Most recently, if you met her, there is a chance she would have given you a book mark she made, that included scripture and a picture she had edited.

Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Johnnie Oliver Gunn, Jr.

Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt leaves to cherish her precious memories to her beloved husband of the home Layton Everitt, Sr.; her two sons and their families, William Everitt (wife Holly), children Sterling and Mark of Holly Springs, North Carolina; and Layton Everitt, Jr. (wife Liz), children John, Jeremy and Janna of Stoneville, North Carolina; and many friends.

Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt’s graveside service was held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Yanceyville, Municipal Cemetery (formerly Yanceyville UMC Cemetery).

(Per CDC Guidelines social distancing was observed during the graveside service).

Memorials may be made to Gunn Memorial Library 161 Main St. Yanceyville, NC 27379

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All arrangements for Mrs. Ann Gunn Everitt were entrusted to Fulton-Walton Funeral Home 219 Dillard School Dr. Yanceyville, NC.