Mrs. Jessie B. Riley Short PDF Print
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 07:17

Mrs. Jessie B. Riley Short, age 87, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Monday, June 16, 2014 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky. She was born in Monroe County, Kentucky on Monday, April 11, 1927, the daughter of Thomas and Bessie Blythe Riley. She was a seamstress for Bob Evans Manufacturing Corporation.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sammy Short, her brother, Ervin Riley, her sister, Jewell Riley Riddle and her son-in-law, Tom Boston.

She is survived by her daughter, Bernice S. Boston of Burkesville, Kentucky, her sister, Vennie Pitcock of Louisville, Kentucky, her brother Myrl Riley of Burkesville, Kentucky, her grandchildren, Tammy (and James) Dyer and Kim Sharp, her great-grandchildren, Kayla (and Coty) Walker, Kristi (and Bryant) Young, T. J. Branham and Trevor Dyer, her great-great-grandson, Wyatt Walker and two great-great-grandchildren on the way, Sawyer Dale Walker and Skylar Jessie Young.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. Todd Bryant officiating. Burial will be in the Murley Cemetery.

The family will receive friends after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 until the funeral hour on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate contributions be made to We Care of Burkesville, Kentucky. Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky.


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