Mr. John Lendell Everett, 85 of Bonifay, died on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at his home in Bonifay, Florida. Born Sunday, Jan. 13, 1929 in Bonifay, he was the son of the late John Everett and the late Mary Smith Everett. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was a member of Esther Masonic Lodge 144, Bonifay Chapter Order of Eastern Star, York Rite Bodies, Scottish Rite Bodies, and Shaddai Shrine Temple. He was a retired Agent Operator for the L & N Railroad.
Surviving is his wife, Ernestine Mims Everett; sons, John Cameron Everett of Marianna, and Gary Wendell Everett of Bonifay; daughters, Linda Diane Williams of Bonifay and Monty Sue Voorhies of Bonifay; eight grand children; 13 great grand children and three great great grandchildren.
A Funeral service was held at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dan Godwin officiating. Interment followed in Bonifay Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites rendered by Esther Masonic Lodge 144 with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Monday, April 7, 2014, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.