Born Saturday, March 14, 1936
Died Monday, February 3, 2020
Shirley Haney, 83, of Muskogee passed away Monday, February 3, 2020. She was born to Odus and Anna (McCrary) Evans on March 14, 1936. Shirley grew up in the Warner area where she met the love of her life, Bill Haney. They were married on September 4, 1953.
Shirley attended Warner High School, Connor’s State College, and Northeastern State University where she graduated with a double major. She began her teaching career at Porter High School. She taught students at Hilldale School as well making a positive impact on many young lives. Shirley was voted Teacher of the Year at Hilldale School.
Shirley enjoyed square dancing in her earlier years, camping, and going on trips with her family. She especially enjoyed touring Branson at Christmas time.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great, great grandmother.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Odus and Anna Evans; brother, Leamon Evans; and grandson, Danny Joe Herndon. She is survived by her husband, Bill Haney of the home; daughters and sons-in-law Lori and Gary Hedgpeth, Patti and Danny Herndon, and Lu Ann Stobaugh of Muskogee. She had eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and one great, great, grandchild as well.
There will be a private family service held at Cornerstone Funeral Home with Cardell Coppin officiating. Burial will follow at Warner Memorial Cemetery.