Ruth B. Short

  • BORN: June 28, 1935
  • DIED: September 4, 2016
  • LOCATION: Higginsville, Missouri

Ruth B. Short, 81 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Sunday, September 4, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Born Friday, June 28, 1935 in Corder, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Homer Boswell and the late Betty Johnson Boswell.

She married Gilbert "Skip" L. Short on July 13, 1952. She lived most of her life in Higginsville. She was a member of Corder United Methodist Church.

Ruth worked at the Higginsville Garment Factory for 20 years. She also worked at Western Electric and then worked in the packing department at Lake City Arsenal until she retired in 1994.

Surviving are her husband Gilbert "Skip" Short of the home; three sons, Greg (Julie) Short of Higginsville, Tim (Charlene) Short of Higginsville and Doug (Tiffany) Short of Buckner, MO; one brother, Homer (Dorothy) Boswell, Jr. of Roanoke Rapids, NC, five sisters, Anna McDonald of Burlington, KY, Nadine (Bill) Mistler of Carrollton, MO, Lois (Ralph) Luebrecht of Higginsville, MO, Virginia Miller of Corder, MO and Sandy Jenkins of Warrensburg, MO, nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, September 9, 2016 at Salem United Church of Christ with Rev Tim Biesemeyer officiating and Jamie Smith, organist. Interment will be in City Cemetery, Higginsville, MO.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Friday, September 9, 2016, at Salem United Church of Christ. The family suggest memorial contributions may be sent to Higginsville Ambulance Fund or Robertson Memorial Library.

Cast bearers are Greighton Short, Matt Long, Michael Short, Zachary Short, Joey Swearngin and Clint Wood
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hoeferfuneralhome.com


Visitation
  • September 09, 2016
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Salem United Church of Christ
  • 1500 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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Funeral Service
  • September 09, 2016
    11:00 AM
  • Salem United Church of Christ
  • 1500 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
  • Get Directions
Interment
  • Friday September 09 2016
  • City Cemetery
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
  • Get Directions

Condolences

“ Love you so very much Aunt Ruthie! ”

Posted by: Jessica Schroer - MO - Family

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