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Everette Hale Sykes

May 30, 1932 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 89)


Everette Hale Sykes, 89, of Reidsville, went to be with the Lord Friday November 12, 2021 at Annie Penn Hospital.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00PM Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Citty Funeral Home Chapel Entombment will be in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.The family will see friends from 5:00 PM till 7:00 PM Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Citty Funeral Home.

A native of Nash County, he was a son of the late Garland Reid and Annie Marshburn Sykes and had lived in Reidsville since 1991moving here from Rocky Mount , NC. He was a retired employee of Burlington Industries with 35 years of service. A member of Main St. United Methodist Church in Reidsville.  He had served in the Army National Guard. Mr. Sykes was preceded in death by his brothers: J.G. Sykes (Sue), Alvin J. Sykes  and Charles R. Sykes (Betty) and sisters: Pauline Sykes, Julie Sykes Upchurch (Dan) and Alice Sykes Edwards (Hodge).

Survivors include his wife of 68 years Sallie Frazier Sykes of the home, son: Everette Stephen Sykes (Jan) of Cohutta, GA, daughters: Llewellyn S. Peoples (Milke), and Melissa S. Matherly (Tommy) both of Reidsville,  grandchildren: Katherine Roupp (Chris), Geoffrey Peoples, Christen Sykes, Chris Peoples (Danielle), Matt Sykes (April), Chris Matherly (Harley), Elizabeth Matherly, and six great grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Main St. United Methodist Church P.O. Box 338  Reidsville, NC  27323-0338.

Citty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to   

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November 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Citty Funeral Home
308 Lindsey St.
Reidsville, NC 27320

Funeral Service
November 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Citty Funeral Home Chapel
308 Lindsey St.
Reidsville, NC 27320

Video is available for this event


Main St. United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 338, Reidsville NC 27323-0338

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