Evelyn I. Carben, (Shields)

  • Born: August 22, 1926
  • Died: October 22, 2016
  • Location: Adrianian, Michigan

Anderson Funeral Home

3050 W Beecher Rd
Adrian, MI 49221

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Tel. (517) 265-3312

Tribute & Message From The Family


Evelyn I. Carben (Shields), age 90, of Adrian, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Magnum Care in Adrian. She was born August 22, 1926, in Valencia, PA, to Wilbur Findley and Elizabeth Christina (Beverage) Porter. On February 23, 1980, she married Earl Carben and he precedes her in death. Evelyn retired from the Army Navy Surplus Clothing Store in 1980. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Adrian. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, embroidering, reading and she loved to camp.
Evelyn is survived by a son, Robert (Michele) Shields of Chicora, PA; daughter, Christine (Michael) Baughey of Adrian; two grandchildren, Terry Michael Shields and Lynndee Christina Shields; a great-granddaughter, Ashlee Shields; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to husband, Earl Carben, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Shields; her father, Wilbur Porter; three brothers, Melvin Porter, Glenn Porter and John R. Porter; and two sisters, Mable Pollock and Edna Burns.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Thompson Miller Funeral Home in Butler, PA. A private family graveside service for Evelyn will be held in Worthington Presbyterian Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the Thompson Miller Funeral Home. Local arrangements were under the direction of Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.