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

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.

Condolence & Memory Journal


Chris & Family, I'm remembering your Mom today ....her nice smile and strong spirit! Well, she has made it home. Be blessed by her memory and celebrate her life.

Posted by Janice Gaston - Toledo, OH - Coworker   October 28, 2016

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Posted by - OH   October 25, 2016


Chris, So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was a beautiful,loving and caring person. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Posted by Carol Wigton - Renfrew, PA   October 24, 2016

Chris and family, sincere condolences on your lose.

Posted by Scott craig - Adrian, MI   October 24, 2016


Chris and family, you have my deepest condolences at this time of transition. Your Mom Evelyn was such a beautiful and kind person. Always so friendly and such a beacon of light. I pray the God of all peace comfort you and be all that you need during this challenging time. May His grace overflow in your lives. My prayers are with you all. God bless.

Posted by Tamara Taylor - Toledo, OH - Acquaintance   October 24, 2016

We love you and will miss you, Mom. You were always one of us.

Posted by Jeff,Nancy,Allison,John Oster/Pittner - Perrysburg, OH - Friend   October 24, 2016

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