Whitesburg KY

Services held for Michael Shortt

Funeral services for Michael Darrel Shortt, 57, of Jackhorn, were held April 23. Burial was in the Rueben Potter Cemetery.

A son of Herbert Ray Shortt of Jenkins and the late Rudell Tucker Shortt, he was born in Jenkins. He died April 19 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He was a coal miner at Cam Mining Co. and was a former president of the Coal Miners Memorial Organization.

Surviving in addition to his father are his wife, Helena Potter Shortt ; two daughters, Jenay Hall, Jackhorn, and Lavonia Mullins, Pound, Va.; a son, Chad Fleming, Craft’s Colly; seven grandchildren, Heath Fleming, Gavin Fleming, Colt Fleming, Natazsha Hall, Lauren Hall, Grayson Mullins and Hannah Mullins; and two sisters, Pat Faris, Flemingsburg, and Teresa Johnson, Cynthiana.

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