Betty Short (1933 - 2014)

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  • "A truly wonderful person, I ever had the privilage to meet...."
  • "Betty Lou will always be remembered as a special relative..."
    - Jennifer Jones
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    - Jenn Arnett
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Betty Lou Branson Short quietly passed away Tuesday, Sept 30, 2014 at Louisville's Norton Suburban Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born on June 18, 1933 she was preceded in death by her parents, Tellius P. and Irene Neat Branson; brother, Tellius P. Branson Jr.; and son, Don Branson Short. Kind and generous, hers was a long and productive life well lived and revered by family, friends, and all who knew her for her compassion and steadfastness, always placing other's welfare and happiness above her own. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, William Lester "Bill" Short; sons, William Stephen "Steve" Short, and Mark David Short; her numerous grandchildren, Stefani Lynn Huff, William Eric Short, William Alexander Short, Brooke Erin Trammell, Michael David Short, Lissa Renee' Stoess; great-grandchildren, Isabella Raelynn Stoess, Isaak Walter Trammell, Anna Catherine Stoess, Sean Michael Short, Lendon Robert Stoess, Layla Rayne Trammell, Tristan David Short,Taylor Scott Wolfe; and great-great-grandchild, Karcen Lawrence Wolfe. Betty was a career cytologist and was retired from Laboratory Corporation of America, (LabCorp.) contributing to cancer research. She attended Western Kentucky University and Western Reserve University. She was a member of the John Marshall Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Lyndon Baptist Church. No funeral service is planned. There will be a private graveside rememberance at a later date at Louisville's Cave Hill Cemetery.
Published in The Casey County News on Oct. 8, 2014