Shirley Hanle Evers, age 77, of Karnak, passed away at 12:00 a.m. Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis.
Shirley was born February 4th, 1938 in Karnak. She and Charles Evers were united in marriage in 1961. Shirley was a member of the Karnak United Methodist Church where she served as Secretary for the Church Council Board, she was also a member of the Grand Chain Order of the Eastern Star #710 where she served as Treasurer for many years. Shirley had previously worked for Choate Mental Health in Anna and had retired after working many years as a Administrative Assistant for J.A.M.P. Services.
Shirley leaves to mourn her passing a very special son, Chuch Evers and his special friend, Elaine Wright of Karnak. She also leaves a dearly beloved sister, Louise Mathis of Karnak and many cousins.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Charlie” Evers, her parents, Ed and Ruth Jones Hanle, and brother-in law, John “Spud” Mathis.
Graveside funeral services for Shirley will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at the Masonic Cemetery in Cypress. Rev. Alan Milligan and Rev. Steve Heisner will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. till 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak. To leave a message for the family, please visit our website atwww.wilsonfuneralhome1928.com