Hundreds support Dolly Everett's great grandmother in emotional service

Ceria Alfonso
Enero 14, 2018

He told Daily Mail Australia: "Because we know Dolly and her family, it's just heart-breaking".

A day after a memorial for Dolly Everett who took her own life following online bullying, crowds have supported the outback teenager's great grandmother during a Queensland service.

Amy "Dolly" Everett was just 14-years-old when she was found dead on January 3 and now her 15-year-old friend Katelyn Simpson was this weekend urged to kill herself by trolls. "Go do what Dolly did, it should've been you not her".

"I don't know how to put it into words or describe the feeling, but it really knocked me".

On Friday Casuarina Street Primary School in Katherine was full of mourners dressed in blue paying their respects to the former model at her funeral.

"We don't want another family to go through what we are going through", Everett said.

"It won't bring our Dolly back, but it may just prevent the loss of another young life".

"And remember, speak, even if your voice shakes".

'You'll never be forgotten, that simply I will be.

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At her funeral service on Friday, her family remembered their girl as a "beautiful little china doll", calling her "kindest, (most) caring, handsome soul".

Meanwhile, the family have established a trust called "Dolly's Dream" dedicated to raising awareness around bullying, anxiety, depression and youth suicide.

In the wake of her death, there have been calls for renewed effort to stop bullying, including from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

The statement read: "The young girl many of you will recognise as the face of our past Christmas adverts".

"Bullying of any type is unacceptable".

"Dolly could be anyone's daughter, sister, friend".

In 2016, The Sun Online launched its Block The Bullying Campaign with the NSPCC in a bid to stamp out the sharing of vile videos showing children being attacked.

While the hashtag #stopbullyingnow is spreading like wildfire, there's no shortage of bullying behaviour on social media.

If you are affected by any of the issues raised in this article, please call the Samaritans on (free) 116123 or 020 7734 2800.

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