Everlean Fairley was born in Benndale, Mississippi on April 30, 1940, to the late Mr. Dan and Mrs. Lorena Fairley. She was united in marriage to the late Mr. Starling Perryman, Sr. Everlean accepted Christ at an early age and became a member at Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church until later moving to Biloxi, MS. There she joined Tabernacle Baptist Church until her health began to fail her.
Everlean owned and operated Benndale Café for years before retiring from Winne Dixie in Biloxi, MS. She had a passion for cooking, gardening, fishing, traveling, caring for children, the elderly, and enjoying time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers: Jo Nathan (Verna Lee) Fairley, Hardy Fairley, John Willis ( Ella Jean) Fairley, Daniel (Donna Ruth) Fairley, Billy Ray (Theresa) Fairley, and Milton Fairley; three sisters: Pearlie (Jerry) Baskin, Rena Mae Fairley, and Ilene Hale, and one son, Larry C. Perryman, one granddaughter, Sherrell Fairley
She leaves to cherish in her memory, her five sons: Starling Perryman, Jr., York, AL, Otis L. Perryman, Bobby Earl (Glenda) Perryman, Benndale, MS, Lee C. Perryman, Biloxi, MS and Edward E. Fairley, Houston, TX; three daughters: May Dean (Robert) Payton, Biloxi, MS, Doris E. Fairley, Houston, TX, and Luella S. Perryman, Biloxi, MS; one brother: Reverend Charles (Minister Glenda) Fairley, Benndale, MS; three sisters: Ruby Mae ( Frank) Perryman, Nettie Jones, and Georgia Ann (Reverend John) Morris, Benndale, MS, two sisters-in-laws: Gladys Ree Fairley and Glenda Jean Fairley, Benndale, MS; one brother-in-law: Jeffrey Fairley, Benndale, MS, 24 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the professional staff of Richmond August Funeral Home.