Jane Evelyn Lavette

September 11, 1939 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 82)

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Mrs. Jane Evelyn Lavette, 82 of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at WS Cobb Hospital with her daughter by her side. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 1:00PM at Mt.Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 147 Jones Street, Cartersville, GA 30120. The body will lie in state in the church from 12:00PM (Noon) until the hour of service. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, 319 North Erwin Street, Cartersville, GA 30120.Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers as they go through this time of bereavement.

Due to COVID-19 regulations and guidelines, physical distancing practices will be in place, and MASK ARE REQUIRED for those that will be attending the service. The family is the main concern during this time of bereavement and space will be limited. We have to ensure the family is able to attend the service , so there is a possibility of some friends not being admitted. However, the service will be LIVE-STREAMED.

Jane Evelyn Peeks Lavette passed early Sunday morning on October 31, 2021. Evelyn has battled many illnesses for many years. She’s definitely been a soldier during these difficult times.
Evelyn was educated in the Bartow County School System where she met and married the love of her life Robert Lee Lavette, Sr. in 1958. To this union nine children were born. During her early life Evelyn worked for several companies, while raising her children. She worked for Private Pickett, Cartersville Country Club, and Bartow County Schools. She later found her forever place of employment in Lockheed Martin where she retired with over twenty years of service. Evelyn was a beautiful person both inside and out. She loved people and made friends no matter where she was. She was outspoken and full of joy. She enjoyed playing the lottery or any other game of chance. She loved the soap operas, game shows and talking on the phone with her
family; Aunt Jean, James Peeks, Leatha Ann, Bobbie Richards and others. She was a very giving person, if you needed it and she had it, she gave it to you. All that knew and loved her will truly miss her.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Lavette, Sr.; one daughter, Janice Latrese Lavette; mother Mattie Peeks (James); her father, Charlie Morris, Sr. (Thelma); her siblings, John Willie Peeks, Larry Peeks, Margaret Banks, Lorenzo Morris, Charlie Morris, Jr., Robert Morris, Tommy Morris and Lucy Hudson.

She leaves to cherish her memories; sons, Darrell (Sheila), Robert, Gregory (Judy), Kerry (Debra), Samuel (Carrie); daughters, Gwendolyn (Bennie), Cynthia (Jackie) and Tonia; sisters, Bobbie Richards (Luther), Barnedia Durrah (Dodie), and Tina Morris; brothers, James Peeks, Jr. (Melanie), Aaron, John Morris (Ressie), Myles (Sylvia), Phillip (Sybil), Larry and Harold; twenty-five grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Funeral Service
November 6, 2021

1:00 PM
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
147 Jones Street
Cartersville, Georgia 30120

November 6, 2021

2:30 PM
Oak Hill Cemetery
319 N Erwin St
Cartersville, GA 30120

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