Shirley Jane (Clark) Evans, 90, of Vesta, passed away January 22, 2021 at the Gold Crest Retirement Center in Adams, Nebraska. She was born to David J. and Nellie (Wallace) Clark on August 22, 1930 at Vesta, Nebraska. Shirley graduated from Vesta High School.
She was united in marriage to John Lloyd Evans on September 11, 1949 at her parent's home. To this union were born two sons, John David and Terry Lee.
Shirley was a farmwife and mother and assisted Lloyd with all the duties that accompany raising crops and animals on the farm. Shirley also clerked at Charlie's IGA grocery store in Tecumseh, served on the Johnson County Fair Board and the Crab Orchard Election Board. Shirley enjoyed cooking, baking, crafts and crocheting. Her friends and family will remember her for delicious sticky buns and crescent rolls.
Her husband Lloyd passed away July 19, 2020.
She is survived by her sons, John David Evans and wife Lois of Lincoln and Terry L. Evans and wife Cathy of Waverly, grandchildren, Jodi Landmesser and husband T. J. of Bellevue, John Nicholas Evans and wife Lena of Hickman, Sergeant Andrew Evans and Ryan Evans of Waverly, sisters, Joyce Smidt and husband Bob of WI and Marion Farber of CA, brother Richard Clark of CA, brother-in-law, Jack Evans of Adams and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, husband John Lloyd, brother, Allen Clark and wife Marjorie, sister Barb Wheeler and husband Earl and sisters-in-law, Leola Clark and Henrietta Evans.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2021 at the Wherry Mortuary in Tecumseh, Nebraska.
Graveside memorial inurnment for both Lloyd and Shirley will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021 at the Vesta Cemetery, rural Tecumseh, Nebraska.
Memorials may go to the Vesta Cemetery Association, Vesta, Nebraska.
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