Mary Lou Short

Mary Lou Short, 86, of Woodstock, VA passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 21 from 1-4 p.m. at the family residence.   Private burial will be in Quantico National Cemetery.  Mrs. Short was born January 6, 1929 in Moundsville, WVA, daughter of the late Curtis and Ethel Blake.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Avery D. “Arkie” Short.

She is survived by two daughters, Linda Sue Freeman and husband Curt of Orange Park, FL. and Vicki Lynn Thompson of Woodstock; five grandchildren, Aaron Krasting, Karie Thurston, Stephanie Martinez-Ruckman, Jennifer Goostree and Bradley Martinez and eight great grandchildren, Michael Krasting, Tyler Krasting, Christopher Krasting, Blake Wilkinson, Campbell Ruckman, Kaylee Martinez, Avery Ruckman and Dylan Wilkinson and “LaVaughn Cooper – beloved mother-figure”.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.

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4 Condolences to Mary Lou Short

  1. Vicki Thompson says:

    I will truly miss you Mom — say “hi” to Daddy !!

  2. Kathleen Reynolds says:

    God Bless you Vicky. You & yours are in my prayers.

  3. Linda and Curt Freeman says:

    We love and miss you, Mom, but are glad that you are finally with Dad. One day we will all be together again.
    Love, Linda and Curt

  4. Jennifer Goostree says:

    I will always Love and Miss you Nana, oh how I wish your were able to see all the greatgrandkids grow up but I know that you and Popop are watching from above. We Love You!!! Jenn, Blake, Dylan and Jared