Myrtle V.


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Myrtle V. Short

Oct 04 1922 - Jun 22 2007

Myrtle V. Short of McKinney, Texas, age 84, passed away June 22, 2007. She was born October 4, 1922 in Lucas, Texas to Isaac Edward and Nancy Ritter (Spracher) Atchley. On October 16, 1943 she married Tillman H. Short in Longview, Texas. She was a member of Southside Church of Christ in Greenville and was a former member of Westside Church of Christ in Allen. She graduated from Boyd High School in McKinney in 1939. Myrtle was active with the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary and organized many Boyd High School Class of 1939 reunions. She is survived by her husband of 63 ½ years, Tillman Short of McKinney; daughters, Gwen Roberts and her husband, Clint of Allen, Texas and Carolyn Foust and her husband, Jim of Mineola, Texas; grandchildren, James Foust, Jennifer Webb, Candy Holt, Stephanie Richardson, Angela Hartzler and eleven great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents; daughter, Trina Louise Short and a son, James Robert Short; brother, Clarence Atchley; sisters, Willie Mae Watson, Bessie Deal, Della Tomberlin, Kate Harmer, Annabelle Freeman, Pearl McQuiddy and Martha Atchley. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 24, 2007, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen with Bro. Gordon Grammer and Bro. Foy Vinson officiating. Interment will follow at Allen Cemetery, Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends beginning at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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