Samuel Short

Obituary of Samuel Claude Short

Samuel Claude Short, 85, of Bedford, died at 9:52 pm on Friday, August 20, 2021, at Stonecroft Health Campus. Born May 16, 1936 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Morris and Gladieth (Hall) Short. He married Annetta D. Shirley on July 10, 1955 and she survives. Samuel retired from National Gypsum in Shoals. He was a member of White River Baptist Church. He was a US Army veteran. Survivors include his wife Annetta of Bedford; one daughter, Angela Alberts of Bedford; two grandchildren, Brittany and Brooke; two sisters, Brenda Lee of Bedford, and Louise Whalen and husband David of Bedford; one brother, Larry Short and wife Terri of TN; and one brother-in-law, Albert Stidham of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Doris Stidham, and Janet May. Private services will be conducted with Rev. Kenny Dalton officiating. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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