Kate Short

  • BORN: September 23, 1931
  • DIED: June 21, 2017
  • LOCATION: Higginsville, Missouri

Kate Short, 85, of Higginsville, Missouri died on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville.

Born Wednesday, September 23, 1931 in Stevenson, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Mit Peters and the late Lizzie Mae (Morse) Peters. She was also preceded in death by 6 brothers and 5 sisters.

Kate and James C. Short were married on May 26, 1953 in Cleveland, Tennessee and moved to Columbia, Missouri in 1956, living there until 1969. She then lived in Concordia and Warrensburg before moving to Higginsville in 2002. As her husband pastored churches, she became a Certified Medical Records Consultant after working as a secretary/bookkeeper for doctors' offices and nursing homes; she was a medical records consultant at Meyer Care Center. She loved her gardens and enjoyed tending to her flowers. Mrs. Short was a member of the First Baptist Church, Higginsville.

Surviving are her husband, James Short, of the home; one son, Michael (Jennifer) Short of Kansas City, MO, one daughter, Lynn (Jim Peavey) Mayabb of Kansas City, MO; 5 grandchildren, Katelan Mayabb, Justin M. Short, Lindsay A. Robben (Kayle), Kelsey D. Mayabb, Lauren C. Short, 2 great grandchildren and one sister, Edna Pearl Ballard of Alabama.

A funeral service will be Monday, June 26, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, Higginsville, at 10:30 AM with Dr. Greg Fine officiating and Marsha Madole serving as organist. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Pallbearers are Carl Goodman, Kevin Fowler, Justin Short, Jim Peavey, Michael Short and Tyler Hogle.

Burial will be in Concordia Baptist Cemetery, Concordia, MO. Memorial contributions may be sent to First Baptist Church Higginsville, MO 64037.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hoeferfuneralhome.com


Visitation
  • June 26, 2017
    9:30 AM
  • First Baptist Church
  • 1907 Peach St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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Funeral Service
  • June 26, 2017
    10:30 AM
  • First Baptist Church
  • 1907 Peach St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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Interment
  • June 26, 2017
    11:30 AM
  • Concordia Baptist Cemetery
  • 508 S. Magdalena St.
  • Concordia, MO 64020
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