Totland Bay funeral directors R & P Everson have been named the top funeral planner for South West London and Southern England region at this year’s Funeral Planner of the Year Awards, run by funeral plan provider Golden Charter.
Hosted by writer, broadcaster and former MP Gyles Brandreth, the ceremony took place in central London on Saturday, September 21 and highlighted the achievements of independent funeral directors throughout the UK and Ireland.
Bob and Pam Everson, said: This was an enjoyable evening made extra special by our brilliant host, Gyles Brandreth, and It was a complete surprise to receive this award.
Suzanne Grahame, Chief Executive of Golden Charter, said: “We’re delighted to recognise the invaluable service the team from R & P Everson delivers for the community of the Isle of Wight.
“The dedication independent funeral directors show their families is truly humbling, providing calm, assured expert advice when they need it most.”
In addition to the Funeral Planner of the Year accolade, the Woodland Trust has dedicated trees on behalf of R & P Everson, which are to be planted at Home Farm, Hampshire and locally in our Headon Lea Natural Burial Ground at Alum Bay in recognition of the company’s achievement.