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Grace Short dies at 96

Grace O’Neil Coots Short, 96, died October 25 at her home at Cram Creek.

A daughter of the late James Riley and Maude Coots, she was the widow of Edward Short.

She was the mother of the late Madonna Pennington and Gary Edward Short, and was also preceded in death by three sisters and seven brothers.

Mrs. Short was a homemaker and an excellent cook, and a lifelong member of the Cram Creek Pentecostal Church.

Surviving are her children, Patsy Richardson, Jerry Short and wife Carolyn, Kaye Short, Kim Taylor and husband Dwayne, and Telena Klepac and husband Steve; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Short ; 13 grandchildren, Jimmy Stephens, Charlie Stephens, Sandy Morris, Jennifer Wampler, Tammy Short, Kelly Short, Mandi Parker, Misti Bailey, Cedric Short, Jordan Schlinger, Haley Schlinger, Nick Klepac, and Kevin Kelpac; and six great-grandchildren, Josh Stephens, Hannah Wampler, Kati Parker, Chloe Wampler, Belle Parker, and Olivia Bailey.

Funeral services for Mrs. Short were held October 29 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

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