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Effie Anna V Shortt age 93, of Richlands, VA passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, VA. She was born January 10, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Tom and Bertha Ellen Palmer Shortt. She was of the Pentecostal Faith and attended Souls Harbor of Belfast, VA. She was a loving mother and caregiver to all her brothers and sisters.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Ramey (Rabbit) Shortt, Ballard Shortt, and Harold B. Shortt; two sisters, Ethel White, Maudie Bronson and infant sister, Trula Shortt; great granddaughter, Christian Alexis Bailey.
She is survived by one daughter, Garnie Jean Thomas of Richlands, VA; one granddaughter, Denise Hamilton of Coeburn, VA; one grandson, Ray Mitchell and wife Mally of Greenville, SC; three great granddaughters, Megan Leann Wright, Jadelyn Rose Hamilton, Laura Jean Mitchell; two great grandsons, Christopher Ryan Bailey, Timothy Jacob Hamilton; one great-great granddaughter, Carolyn Lyric Wood; brothers, Walter Shortt and Tommy Shortt both of Cedar Bluff, VA, Otis Shortt and Jason (Joyce) Shortt of Pounding Mill, VA; sister, Dorothy (Jack) Keene of Lebanon, VA, sisters-in-law, Norene Shortt and Charlene Shortt; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 P.M. Monday, May 22, 2017 at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, VA. Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 23 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Phillip Horton officiating. Entombment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum at Claypool Hill, VA. Pallbearers will be Mervin Shortt, Rickey Shortt, Ryan Bailey, Jacob Hamilton, Ray Mitchell, Eric McNerlin.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.SingletonFuneralService.com.
Singleton Funeral Service is serving the family of Effie Shortt.
Published on May 20, 2017
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