Eva May Everingham 

*c. 1877 - †1 Mar 1940
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a) BIOGRAPHY: Obituary, The Northern Star, 4th March 1940.nThere was a large and representa­tive gathering at the funeral in Lismore on Saturday afternoon of Mrs. Eva May Percy, wife of Mr. A. N. Percy, of Magelian-street, Llsmore. Mrs. Percy died in Lismore on Friday morning. The remains were conveyed to the Lismore Methodist Church, where a large congregation attended a service conducted by the Lismore Presbyterian minister the Rev. James Beatty. Mr. A. H. Brockington officiated at the organ. Mr. Beatty, in opening his address, mentioned the unavoidable absence from Lismore of Rev. R. B. Lew. He spoke of the esteem in which Mrs. Percy had been held, of her devotion to her God and the Church, and partIcularly to her work as a member of the Methodist Ladies Church Aid Society. Members of the Church Aid, with the president (Mrs. R. B. Lew) attended the service and formed a guard of honour at the church door as the remains were carried to the hearse. A cortege followed the deceased to the Methodist portion of the Lismore cemetery, where Mr. Beatty officiated. The pall bearers at the church were Jack arid Bert Percy (sons), H. Everingham (brother), S. G. Barnes, H. C. Blanch (church stewards) and R. R. Wotherspoon, and at the graveside Mr. P. A. Pursey (brother-in-law) and J. Leeson replaced Messrs. Barnes and Blanch. The wreaths were carried by Messrs. A. H. Warne, F. Gamble, L. V. Caldwell, W. G. Swanson and J. Downs, and included tributes from the Printlng Industry Employees’ Union (Lismore branch), 'Methodist Ladies' Church Aid Society, Lismore. Methodist Order of Knights, Methodist ChrIstian Endeavour Society, postmaster and his staff; Kyogle, Lismore Methodist Choir, Lismore Methodist Brotherhood, management and staff of McLean’s store, telegraph branch, Lismore, and the directors of “The. Northern Star" Ltd. Messrs. Will Riley and Son conducted the funeral.