Everett Lee Trivett
Everett Lee Trivett
  • August 17, 1939 - March 14, 2015
  • Killeen, Texas

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Everett Lee Trivett, 75, of Killeen, Texas, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at his home. "Lee" was born August 17, 1939, in Avery County. He was the son of the late William Eldridge Trivett and Mamie Oakes Trivett.
Lee worked in the furniture industry in the Morganton, NC area, for Fairchild Aircraft in St. Augustine, FL, and as custodian for Long Leaf Baptist Church in Wilmington, NC, where he was a 25+ year member before moving to Texas. Lee participated in numerous church mission trips to Alaska, and served as member of the North Carolina Baptist Men's Disaster Relief program, assisting hurricane recovery work in multiple States. He loved Southern Gospel and Bluegrass music and faithfully supported the music ministry as a soloist and choir member of the North Carolina and Texas churches where he was an active member.
Preceding Lee in death are two sisters and one brother.
He is survived by his wife, Bertha "Sandy" Trivett of Killeen, Texas; Five children: daughters Phyllis Banther (Mark) of Drexel, NC, Cynthia Duncan, of Morganton, and three sons, Daryl Trivett (Paula) of Drexel, Allen Trivett (Victoria Johnson) of Morganton, and David Trivett (Nancy) of Dover, DE, and their mother, Barbara Trivett of Morganton. He is also survived by step-daughter, Kelly McCoy (Timothy)of Olathe, KS, step-son, Nicholas Hopkins, of San Antonio, TX, 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a host of extended family members and church friends in four states.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, March 20, 2015 in the memorial chapel of Kirksey Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Gunter of Greensboro officiating. Interment will follow in the Church of Jesus Christ Cemetery in Newland (White PinesRd). The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday evening at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the North Carolina Baptist Men's Disaster Relief Program or to Eastside Baptist Church, Copperas Cove, TX.