Mrs. Jo Ellen Stallings Short, 75, of Garden Road, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014, at her home after a sudden illness.
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Born in Stanly County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Marvin Robert Stallings and the late Lila Mae Speight Stallings and was married to Joseph Short, who survives. She retired from the UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work and was of the Protestant faith.
Mrs. Short is survived by her husband of the home; a brother, Larry Michael Stallings and his wife, Mary Lou, of Marietta, Ga.; three stepdaughters, Penny Rai Short and Paige S. Boyette, both of Durham and Lori S. Grafton and her husband, Michael, of Haw River; and two grandchildren, Harley and Haley Grafton.
There will be a memorial service at the National Cemetery in Salisbury, N.C. at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
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Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory
2205 South Church Street
Burlington, NC 27215
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Mar. 17 to Mar. 18, 2014