J.L. Everts' obit
DEATH OF A well-chosen. Mrs. J. L. Everts passed away Monday Monday morning at the family home, 143 Ocean View Av., after an eventful life of good work and kind deeds, a los' to the community in which she lived and mourned by many. Death came after a long Illness and was not unexpected. At the time of her death only her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Chapman of Altadena, was home with her; also her niece, Miss Esther Alfred, who has made her home with Mrs. Everts for several years past, and has been her constant and devoted companion. Mrs. Everts was associated in all charitable, church temperance and philanthropic work. She was one of the most prominent temperance workers workers in California, and in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union she has been honored by the highest offices in the State, as well as in the Trl-County Trl-County Trl-County nnd local unions. The deceased was 77 years of age, was born in New York and came to Santa Cruz from San Jose, with her husband, Morgan Everts, and her daughter about twenty years ago. She soon united with the Congregational Congregational Church, of which organization she was identified in all branches of work. As a deaconess, especially, she did a work among the poor, and when failing health would not permit active work, she was elected a deaconess deaconess for life.