IN MEMORY OF DOLLY: Jaye Hall hosted the Dolly Everett Memorial Presentation on Friday.
IN MEMORY OF DOLLY: Jaye Hall hosted the Dolly Everett Memorial Presentation on Friday.

Series offers touching tribute to Dolly

WHEN Dolly Everett attended the 2017 Warwick Campdraft, her family had no idea it would be her last.

Two years later, family member Jaye Hall is paying tribute to her “carefree” girl in the only way she knows how.

Dolly was Mrs Hall’s sister-in-law’s niece and, after her tragic death in 2018, Mrs Hall decided to start the Dolly Everett Memorial Series, an aggregate competition from the Condamine, Chinchilla and Warwick Ladies’ Campdrafts that was presented at the campdraft today.

Mrs Hall said in the year since its inception, the campdrafting community had rallied behind the prize.

“If they don’t have a child, they have someone close to them who does,” she said.

“I wanted not only her to be remembered but the awareness to be brought about.”

Dolly herself was an avid lover of campdrafting, and Mrs Hall knows she would have been in the saddle once she got of age.

“She loved animals and the social life and circle of friends campdrafting gave her,” she said

Mrs Hall was especially grateful for the love the series had received.

“The trophies have such a personal touch, they put a lot of thought and effort into them,” she said.

“Just about everything’s blue with butterflies.”

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