Shirley Elizabeth Ashman Evans, age 97, of Somerset, KY., went home on Friday, September 29, 2017.

Shirley was born on May 13, 1920 in New Orleans to the late Henry and Anna Clements Ashman. She loved to read and exercise. She was a member of Heritage Hope Church of God and attended as long as she was able to. Her happy home for the past year and a half was Cumberland Nursing and Rehab.

She is survived by one daughter, Ann (and Larry) Lay of Somerset, KY; one son, Chester (and Karoline) Stringer of Bronston, KY; five grandchildren, Sheryl (and Neal) Shoemaker, Travis (Ren) Lay, Stephen (and Shawna) Stringer, Thomas (and Angie) Stringer, and Kari (and Travis) Merrick; nine great-grandchildren, Britani Shoemaker, Brooke (and Jordan) Begley, Bree Shoemaker, Caleb Stringer, Aleasha and Ashlea Stringer, Gavin and Ian Merrick, and Brye Lay; three great-great grandchildren, Nola, Graham, and Eden Begley, and several nieces and nephews from the Evans family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Anna Ashman.

Graveside Services will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2107 at 3:00pm at Bronston Cemetery with Bro. Johnny Dunbar officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Cumberland Nursing and Rehab, Hospice of Lake Cumberland or Heritage Hope Church of God.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Shirley Evans.