Maerine Short, 84, died January 13 at her home in Whitesburg.
A daughter of the late Joel and Nora Trent Spencer, she was born in Letcher County. She was preceded in death by siblings Marie, Lucille, Edna and Creed, and was a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Letcher Short ; a son, Ronald L. Short and wife Barbara of Greenfield, Ind.; a daughter, Leanna Ison and husband Donald of Kingdom Come; four brothers, J. B. Spencer, Shelby, Oh., Clay Spencer and Lloyd Spencer, both of Mansfield, Oh., and Earnest Spencer, Newark, Oh.; andtwo sisters, Carlene Carty, Shelby, Oh., and Anna Edinfield, Warren, Oh.
Funeral services were held January 16 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.