A homemaker, Short was a member of the Pentecostal Church.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Blaine Short; six children: Mildred Louise Short, Edna Retha Short, Hazel Darlene Short, James Riley Short, Charles Short and Billy Ray Short; her parents, John W. Kelly and Lucinda Dixon Kelly; six sisters: Mint Short, Mary Short, Sarah Witt, Mag Lisenbee, Margaret Kelly and Ollie Caudill; and eight brothers: Hayes Kelly, Virgil Kelly, Corbin Kelly, Add Kelly, John Kelly, Floyd Kelly, Denver Kelly and Boyd Kelly.
Survivors include three children: Esther Mae Sizemore, Holmes Mill; Gene Short and wife, Pansy, Holmes Mill; and Clyde Short and his wife, Dorothy, Stanford; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted today at 1 p.m. at the Holmes Mill Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Kermit McQueen, the Rev. Greg Eldridge; and the Rev. John Pat O'Rourke officiating.
Burial will follow in the Evarts Memorial Gardens.
Nephews, family members and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Evarts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.