Shirley was born May 20, 1942 in Clarion, PA daughter of the late William & Katie Sayers.
Shirley was married to Steven Evans on October 22, 1966 upon his return from the service and enjoyed 50 years of marriage. She was employed at Wheelers Family Restaurant for many years as a Prep Cook. Shirley attended the Bentley Creek Baptist Church and in her spare time enjoyed reading, sewing, puzzles and spending time with her family.
Surviving are he husband Steven Evans, Gillett; son and daughter-in-law, Steven & Tina Evans, Gillett; daughter and son-in-law, Christine & George Chilson, Elmira, NY; sister, Mabel Fingado, Clarion, PA, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
Shirley was predeceased by her parents and twelve siblings.
The funeral was held on February 25, 2017 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. Wellsburg, NY with Reverend James Ellis of the Gillett Baptist Church officiating. Interment was in the spring in Hanlon Hill Cemetery, Gillett, PA.