Willie Dell Short

May 22, 1944 - March 14, 2017

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Friday, March 17, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel


Friday, March 17, 2:00 PM
Graveside service at Orange Cemetery, Rome City


Willie Dell Short, 72, of Ligonier died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

She was born May 22, 1944, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Mrs. Short retired from Ligonier Rubber.

Willie enjoyed watching wrestling and NCIS, and she dearly loved her bird, Tweety.

Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael Short of Ligonier and Charles and Donna Short of Kendallville; four grandchildren, Christopher Short, Amber Morgan, William Short, and Charles Wesley Short, III; and three great-grandchildren, Jackie Lee Thomas, Blake Morgan, and Ricky Lee Morgan, Jr.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wesley Short; a grandson, Jackie Short; and two brothers, Bobby Blackman and Gene Blackman.

Visitation will be Friday, March 17, 2017, from 12 to 2 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville.

A graveside service will follow at Orange Cemetery with Rev. Clarence Combs of Five Corners Baptist Church officiating.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

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Beverly Sparkman
March 15th, 2017 10:44pm
Rome City

Chuck and Michael I am so sorry for your loss. I hadn't seen Willie since Charles passed away. I won't be able to come for health reasons but I am very sorry. God bless all of you!