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Autumn Leightan Walls Shortt, age 40 of Christiansburg, Virginia passed at her home on Sunday, January 14, 2018.
She was born in Richlands, Virginia and was the daughter of Thomas and Blendia Ann Kinder Walls. She was a graduate of Richlands High School Class of 1995 and then attended SWCC where she received an A.S. Degree. Autumn's vibrant, rebellious free spirit began expressing itself back in her youth, she was well known for her laughter, her love and her joy in living. She was a loving and caring, daughter, mother, aunt, sister and friend. She had attended the Worship Hymn Church and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Walter and Syble Fields and Lois Taylor Estep.
Those who remain to carry on her spirit are: Parents, Thomas and Blendia Ann Kinder Walls of Pounding Mill, VA; Son, Isaac Thomas Shortt of Bristol, TN; Daughter, Madison Ann Shortt of Bristol, TN; Fiance' Dan (J.R.) Flora of Christiansburg, VA; Sister, Ashley Walls Ratliff and husband, Mark of Richlands, VA; Nephew, Tre' Ratliff of Richlands, VA; Nieces, Cami Ratliff, Lani Anne Ratliff both of Richlands, VA; Her loving and loyal pet, Spots.
The funeral service for Autumn Shortt will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Worship Hymn Church, 129 Indian Creek Rd., Cedar Bluff, Virginia with the Rev. Doug Allen officiating. Interment will follow at the Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery in Richland, Virginia. Pallbearers will be Donald Davis, Russ Shortt, Greg Lilly, Billy Harrison, Tim Kitts, and Mike Walls. Honorary Pallbearers will be, Tre' Ratliff, Jason Walls, Taylor Conn, Austin Flora and Gerald Molina.
The Visitation will be held from 6:00 - 9:00 pm on Tuesday evening at the Worship Hymn Church.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Virginia is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy may do so online at http://www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.
Published on January 15, 2018
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