Obituaries
Judith Short, 76

Judith A. “Judy” Short, 76, of North Manchester and formerly of Huntington, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Judy was a 1959 graduate of Huntington High School. She had worked at Sun Oil Company for many years, until they closed in Huntington. She went on to work for John Kennedy Realtors and later at Huntington County Community Schools at Central, then Flint Springs, as a nurse’s aide for over 20 years before her retirement in 2006. Judy was a lifetime member of the PSI-IOTA Sorority and was also involved with the Jaycee Wives. She was a lifetime member of St. Peter Lutheran Church. Judy loved to decorate, watching birds, and gardening.

She also enjoyed antiquing and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as having relaxing time on her deck and going out to breakfast with friends.

Judy was born on July 4, 1941, in Huntington, the daughter of John H. and Frieda B. (Bailey) Riggers.

She was united in marriage to Ned C. Short on November 25, 1972 in Huntington. Her husband survives.

Additional survivors three daughters: Debra (Barry Christen) Selig of Huntington; Brenda (Stan) Blessing of Fort Wayne; McKinley (Joe) Wheeler of Huntertown; a sister: Janet Brown of Huntington; a sister-in-law: Jacquelyn Riggers of Huntington; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother: Gary S. Riggers.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 11 a.m., with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with the Rev. Sue Babovec officiating.

Interment will be at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made out to the Peabody Foundation or to the St. Peter Lutheran Church, both in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

To sign Mrs. Short’s on-line guest registry, visit www.myersfuneralhomes.com

 


 

Posted on 2017 Aug 03