Shirley Evans, 88

Shirley (Hoxsey) (Wilson) Evans passed away Monday, May 28, 2012. Born to James Dwyer (Doc) and Georgia Josephine Hoxsey Jan. 20, 1924, she grew up in Red Cloud. The precocious only child of her parents, she graduated from Red Cloud High School, and went to Hastings College before her marriage to Kenneth Robert (Bud) Wilson, Jr., from Denver, Colo.Shirley leaves behind her husband, Jacque, of Atkinson; her three children, Kenneth (Lisa) Wilson of Glenwood Springs, Colo., James (Katy) Wilson of Panama, and Marcy Wilson of Denver, Colo.; her step-children, Jacque C. (Jack) Evans of Omaha, Paula Evans of O'Neill; 10 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.Services were held in Atkinson Wednesday, May 30. Shirley would appreciate memorials in her name to be given to Asera Care Hospice at or Atkinson Good Samaritan Society at Apfel Funeral Home of Grand Island is serving the family. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.apfelfuneralhome. com.Published in Custer County Chief, June 7, 2012