The funeral service for Christine Margaret Everett, aged 84 years of Atterby, was held at Snitterby Church.
The Rev Ian Wales officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall of Market Rasen.
Chris was born at Glentworth and moved with her family to Snitterby in 1941.
On leaving Huntcliff School at Kirton Lindsey, she worked as a shop assistant at Butler’s General Store in Waddingham.
After marrying John, in 1952, she became a full-time housewife and mother.
The family moved to Atterby in 1960, where Chris was a great support an help to John, and later their sons, in the running the busy family coach hire and haulage business.
Chris was a lifelong members of the Methodist Church, worshipping for many years at Snitterby Chapel and later at Bishop Norton Chapel, where she was also an organist.
She enjoyed organ music and for a short time belonged to the Lincoln Electronic Organ Society.
Chris attended whist drives and was also a member of Snitterby Women’s Institute for many years.
Following the onset of dementia, the last three years of her life were spent at Cheyne House Nursing Home at North Carlton.
Family mourners were: Mr C Everett (son); Mr and Mrs G Everett (son and daughter-in-law); Miss K Everett and Mr W Holroyd (granddaughter and friend); Mr J Dimbleby (also rep Paul and Dave), Mr and Mrs D Johnson, Mr and Mrs J Maltby, Mrs V Plaskitt, Mr and Mrs G Richardson, Mr and Mrs J Keedy, Mr and Mrs P Richardson, Mr N Everett, Mrs J Alloway (also rep Mr and Mrs K Everett), Mr P Everett, Miss J Williamson (cousins).
Friends at the service were: Jim Flear; Molly Tector; Steve Markham (also rep Barnards Coaches); Mr and Mrs M Stephenson (also rep Mark); Mr and Mrs G Patterson; Mr D J Smith and Mrs S A Smith; Mr and Mrs T Faulkner; Shirley Patchett (also rep Keith, Mark and Graeme); Mrs P Cook; Jennifer Major; Mrs S Graves; Anne Turnbull; Ron and Patsy Williamson; Kathleen Cook (also rep Ian Cook); Beryl Hewitt; Mr and Mrs B Page; Lynda Page; Mr and Mrs D Marshall; Mr and Mrs Barnard (also rep the Barnard family, Freda Medley); Yvonne Davis; Donella Wilson; Mrs C Dimbleby; Joyce Goodacre (also rep Philip Medley); Mr D Page; Miss D Stark; Judith Alloway (also rep Mr and Mrs Keith Everett); Kevin, Della and Lauren Cook; M Robertson (also rep Mr K Dent and family); Laurie and Ann Lambert; Olive Cousins (also rep Peter Cousins); John Blackburn; Liz Marsden; Rod Rowbottom (also rep Nancy Keyes); Mr and Mrs P Marshall; Mr and Mrs P Wilson; Mr W Margrave; Kath Brooks (organist).