6/3/2019 5:48:00 PM Everett Eugene Hollifield April 4, 1933 - June 1, 2019
NEWTON, N.C. - Everett Eugene Hollifield, 86, of Newton passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at his residence.
He was born April 4, 1933 in Cleveland County to the late Everette Walter Hollifield and Sarah Green Hollifield. Everett was a member Tri-City Baptist Church in Conover, and a United States Navy Veteran. He retired from the insurance industry, and Toyota where he worked as a parts salesman.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandra Hollifield; and sister, Clara Alexander.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 28 years Ivey Lutz Hollifield of the home; sons Curt Hollifield and wife Renee of Kings Mountain, Jeff Hollifield and wife Tammy of Lavonia, Ga., Michael Stewart and wife Michelle of Charlotte; daughters Debbie Porter and husband Ken of Leland, Malea Varney and husband Kevin of Wytheville, Va., Trudy Helms and husband Jeremy of Newton; brothers Derrell Hollifield and wife Dot of Shelby, Eckels Hollifield and wife Sybil of Shelby; sister Brenda Hamilton and husband Bob of Lancaster, S.C.; 16 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A service to celebrate Everett’s life will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. at Tri-City Baptist Church in Conover. Rev. Hugh Whitfield will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2:15 p.m. A graveside service with Military Honors will follow at 5 p.m. at Sunset Cemetery in Shelby with Rev. Steven Blanton officiating.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.
Condolences may be sent to the Hollifield family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com.
Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, N.C. is serving the Hollifield family.