KNOB LICK — Evan Alton Shirley, 89, of Knob Lick, died Monday March 31, 2014, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
He was the son of the late Nathan Evin and Millie Gladys Kidd Shirley.
A marine veteran of World War II he served in the South Pacific for three years.
He was a member of the Big Meadow Baptist Church where he served as a deacon since 1961 and Sunday school teacher for several years.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Nadine Shirley, of Knob Lick; one son, Timothy and wife Michelle Shirley, of Glasgow; one sister, Lavonne Anderson, of Edmonton; two grandchildren, Whitney Shirley, and Blaine Shirley, both of Glasgow; three step-grandchildren, Peyton, Ty, and Camdyn Johnson; three nieces, Shirley Anderson, Cindy Garrett, and Nancy Jones.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Big Meadow Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton.