Betty Jo Short

Betty Jo Short

Betty Jo Short, 84 of Branchville, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at her home.  Funeral services will be 10:00 am Saturday, May 18 at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Roberson officiating. Burial will follow in the Little River Cemetery near Jones Prairie. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Mrs. Short, a homemaker, was born October 4, 1934 in Cleburne to Herman Voss and Frances (Hamilton) Harlan.  She married Dortch Short and he preceded her in death in 1999. She was a member of the Little River Baptist Church.  She was also preceded in death by a son, Harlan Short and a sister Jane Schroeder. She is survived by her children, Margaret Roberts and husband Seth of Park City, Utah, Dortch Short, Jr and wife Beca of Comfort, Katharine Sommer and husband Jeff of Cameron and Jack Short of Temple, by 7 grandchildren and  2 great grandchildren.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.

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