Juanita Faye Short, 83

Juanita Faye Short, 83 of Belcher, KY passed away Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 at Parkview Nursing Home. She was a member of the Lick Creek Holiness Church. Juanita was born November 8, 1933 at Lick Creek, KY tot he late William Ratliff & Gracie Fields Abshire. Besides her parents, Juanita was preceded in death by her husband, Brack Short. Juanita is survived by three sons, Barry Short of Wheeling, IL, William Short of Lick Creek, KY & Dana Short of Buffalo Grove, IL. and one daughter, Wanda Oney of Lick Creek, KY; grandchildren, Jason Short, Jeremy Short, Dana Short, Johnathon Oney, Tiffany Walker, Brandi Baker & Elizabeth Oney; great-grandchildren, Emerson Walker, Carter Walker, Carly Short, Ryleigh Baker, Ruby Jupiter, Addison Jupiter & Emma Short. Juanita is also survived by siblings, Donnie Abshire of Mouthcard, KY, Omega Meade of Belcher, KY, Kathleen Ratliff & Janice Norman both of Elkhorn City, KY, Beverly Finch of Zebulon, KY & Eloise Thacker of Warren, MI. Visitation will be from 6-10PM Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with a service at 7PM. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at 1PM from the chapel with Rick Fuller & Plennie Gale Sawyers. Burial will follow at Johnson Memorial Park, Pikeville, KY.


  1. Douglas Adkibs says

    Juanita was a hard-working, godly, true lady. I always looked over at her house when I passed by there. I often saw her sitting on the porch. God has another angel. Douglas Adkins

  2. Dana Short says

    Juanita Short is my mother and I Don’t have enough words to express how I feel about her!She taught me everything I know. She was strict and would punish you when you were wrong,but would give you back love tenfold! She was a devout christian and an Honest,Caring human being. She overcame a lot of adversity in her life and never let diminish her Character. I could go on forever writing about her,but my hope is that everyone gets to experience a person like her in their life. I love you with all of my being MOM!

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