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Anna Lee Everett

Anna Lee was called home to be with the Lord on November 11, 2019 and was 95 years of age. She was born on April 24, 1924 in Collinsville, Illinois the youngest of 4 children to Arno Wesley Fowler and Minnie Lafayette (Smith) Fowler.

Anna Lee Everett

She was united in marriage to her childhood sweetheart William (Bill) Wallace Everett on July 4, 1942 in Santa Anna, California while Bill was undergoing B-17 bombardier training for the U.S. Army Air Corps. After the war, Bill was employed with Gulf Oil Corp. There were many overseas jobs which Bill undertook along with his family. They resided in Venezuela for 17 years, Bolivia for one and half years, and Nigeria for two years. Many wonderful stories came out of their travels. Anna Lee was a devoted housewife and mother. Anna Lee and Bill had 3 children together, Virginia, William, and James. Anna Lee and Bill had 58 wonderful blessed years together.

Preceding her in death were her husband Bill in the year 2000, her parents Arno and Minnie, brother Lamont Fowler who died at the early age of 8 years, sister Minette Wirz of Highland, Illinois, and sister Virginia Raymond also of Highland, Illinois.

Anna Lee is survived by her daughter Virginia Ann (Everett) Vergara and her husband Henry of Bentonville, AR.; son William M. Everett and his wife Nancy of Tuscumbia, Alabama, Grandchildren Brad Mason and Kim Arrington and great grandchildren; son James P. Everett and his wife Kelly of Cassville, Missouri, Grandchildren Jaime (Everett) Larson and husband Anthony, and Zane Everett; two nieces Karen Emanuelsen and her husband Paul of Royal Oak, Michigan, Andrea Hamilton of Troy, New York, and a nephew David Wirz and his wife Jean of Highland, Illinois along with other family and friends.

Anna Lee loved the outdoors and was a very hard worker, wonderful cook, very family oriented, an avid morel mushroom hunter (and she always found more than anyone else), a horse lover with a highlight of seeing the Lipizzaner Stallions in Vienna, Austria, a bugle blower, an excellent shot with a shotgun, and a wonderful friend to many people. She will be missed.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville, Missouri, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor James Weaver will conduct the services.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

Contributions may be made to Pythagoras Masonic Lodge in memory of Anna Lee.

Visit www.fohnfuneralhome.com for online obituaries, guestbook and private condolences

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