Shirley Alma Evans, nee MacFarland, 81, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday April 12, 2017 at Ames Family House in Westlake following a brief illness. She was born September 10, 1935 in Lorain and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of Tower Baptist Church in Lorain, and a former member of Foursquare Pentecostal Church where she served in the nursery ministry. She was a homemaker who found fulfillment in caring for others and was known for opening her home to those who were in need. Shirley will be sadly missed by her children, Loretta (Thomas) Warren, Robert "Bob" Evans, Ruth (Larry) Buccilli, Diana Evans, and Ramona Brown; 18 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren; and other loving relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Harold Evans; her son, Thompson Warren Evans; her parents, James Earl and Neva H. MacFarland; and a sister, Ruth Comer. Friends may call Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 6:00PM until Celebration of Life Services at 7:00pm at Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, 2652 Broadway Ave in Lorain. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Western Reserve Hospice. Online condolences can be made at www.brownrobinson.com.
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