Date of birth: 15 Mar 1891 Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 3 Feb 1979 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, February 5, 1979
Mrs. Short dies Saturday Pearlie Belle Short, 87, formerly of Franklin route two, died Saturday at Johnson County Memorial Hospital. She was a resident of Homeview Convalescent Center, Franklin. Born March 15, 1891, in Nineveh Township, Mrs. Short was the daughter of John and Sarah (Goetz) Coffman. She was married to Charles T. Short who died in 1962. Mrs. Short was a member of Amity Baptist Church. Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, at Vandivier- Parsley Funeral Home, Franklin. Rev. Gerald Stump Jr. will officiate and burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday. Survivors include one son, Ernest Short, Franklin; one daughter, Muriel Alexander, Franklin; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers, six sisters and one great- grandchild.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey