Obituaries

Obituaries

Shirley Jean Evans 1940 - 2005 Lawrence

Visitation services for Shirley Jean Evans, 65, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Funeral services are pending at Simpsons & McGee Mortuary in Lynwood, Calif. Burial will follow at Artesian Cemetery in Cerritos, Calif.Ms. Evans died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness.She was born Aug. 18, 1940, in Lawrence, the daughter of Morris Sr. and Doris Williams Evans. She graduated from Lawrence High School and received her master's degree in business from Baker University on Aug. 11, 2005.Ms. Evans worked for the Student Loan Dept. at Baker University. She was a member of 9th Street Baptist Church in Lawrence.Survivors include her father, Lawrence; three sons, Derrick and Johnny Bruce, both of Los Angeles, and Charles Bruce, Lawrence; a daughter, Mershellia, Los Angeles; three brothers, Morris Evans Jr., Portland, Ore., and Phillip and Roger Evans, both of Los Angeles; two sisters, Debra Evans, Phoenix, and Pamela Evans, Los Angeles; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.Two sons, Terry Estrada and Donnell Evans, died earlier.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Evans.