CASAR - Margaret Ethel Brackett Short died July 3, 2013, at her residence.
Born July 18, 1923, in Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late Andrew Campbell Jackson Brackett and Ethel Whisnant Brackett. She was retired from Cleveland Mills as a winder.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Tilford Richard Short; infant daughter, Baby Short; nine sisters and four brothers, Helen Newton, Betty Jo Brackett, Mary Ann Nespola, Brenda Kay Seagle, Dessie Carpenter, Leonia Pruett, Polly Doster, Irene Phillips, Willard Huitt, Roy Landrum Brackett, William Ruffin Brackett, A.C. Brackett, Jr. and Carmie Andrew Brackett.
Survivors include her son, Richard Jenkins Short and wife, Amanda of Casar; sister, Evelyn Davis of Casar; three grandchildren, Trina Lynn Beighley and husband, James, Robert Mathis Short and wife, Betsy and Tyson Short; four great-grandchildren, Justin Taylor Tirado, Chloe Alexis Tirado, Kaitlyn James and Michael King
A special thanks to all the in home care staff at Hospice Cleveland County.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel, Fallston with the Rev. Billy Boone officiating.
Burial will be at Clover Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Casar.
Memorials: May be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or to the Cleveland County Humane Society, 1609 E. Marion Street, Shelby, NC 28150.