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Evelyn J. Wiley 88 of Kent died Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at her home. She was born November 3, 1929 in Ravenna to Alvin E. and Florence J. (Roth) Wiley. Evelyn was a 1947 graduate of Kent State High School, worked as a switchboard operator for Ohio Bell, KSU and retired from Ohio Edison in 1994. Survivors include her son David N. (Cheryl A. DeBraccio) Porter, grandson Sean (Katy Yoak) Wiley Porter, cousins Caroline (Ray) Arbogast, Nadine Litsinger, Dora Louise (Billy Lee) Bower, many 2nd and 3rd cousins, friend Sandy DiPalo and her cat of 19 years Zhora. She was preceded in death by her parents, her ex-husband Norman R. Porter and her aunt Ethel Marie Roth. There will be no calling hours, a private burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent. In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to the Portage County Animal Protective League, PO Box 927, Ravenna, Ohio 44266. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Ravenna Chapel.