Mary Short

Mary Frances Short

1932 - 2019

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Obituary of Mary Frances Short

Age 86, of Clio, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019. In accordance with Mary's wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service scheduled at a later date. Services have been entrusted to Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services in Mt. Morris


Mary was born in North Carolina on August 8, 1932, she is the daughter of the Mr. and Mrs. Lewis and Ella Sue (Calhoun) Shepard. She married the love of her life, Charlie Short in 1947, in Kings Mountain North Carolina. Sadly, he preceded her in death in June 2002.  In her free time, she loved spending time with family and friends, quilting, sewing, needle crafting, and flower gardening. She also enjoyed reading the Bible, as well as many other religious books. 


Left to cherish her memory four children: Barbara Ann (Jimmy) Smith, Judy (Martin) McDowell, Jimmy Lewis (Kristina) Short, and Nancy (Rob) Short-Swanson; grandchildren: Scott, Misty, Shane, Travis, Jason, April, Ashley, Justin; seven great-grandchildren: close friends: Linda (Glen) Walther; family dogs: Nikki and Shaker; and many other family members and friends. 


Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charlie; son, Robert Wayne; five sisters, and six brothers.