A funeral service was held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 1 from Clanton Plains Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Born in Chesterfield County, Mrs. Short was a daughter of the late Nettie Oliver. She was a retired textile employee and a member of Clanton Plains Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband of 55 years, William T. "Bill" Short Sr. of the home; a son, William T. "Bill" (Wanda) Short Jr. of Ruby; and two grandsons, Matt (Temple) Short and Mark Short all of Columbia.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Beulah Donahue.
Arrangements were entrusted to Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.