Lennie (Kidd) Short, 96

Published 2:03 pm Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lennie (Kidd) Short, 96, of Stanford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 13, at the Stanford Care & Rehabilitation Center with her children by her side. 

Lennie was the widow of Rev. Rollie Short who preceded her in death on February 27, 2007. She was a retired seamstress for Palm Beach and a great homemaker. Lennie loved to can, quilt, and babysit and was also a marvellous cook. She loved to read, especially her Bible and was a member of the Church of God for 70 years and for the past 20 years was a member of the Danville Church of God.

She is survived by her eight children, Martha L. and husband Wade Pope of Beulaville, N.C., Doris H. and husband Rev. Dan Carr of Stanford, Jo Ann and husband David Elliott of Danville, Geraldine Wilson of Bryantsville, Judy Shannon of Danville, Ronald Short and wife Pat of Junction City, Bonnie and husband John David Westerfield of Danville, Donald Short and wife Janna of Harrodsburg; 23 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; and seven great great grandchildren.

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In addition to her husband, Lennie was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar H. and Ollie (Blevins) Kidd; six brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral services were Friday, June 16, at the Danville Church of God. Burial followed at Danville Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers were Tyler and Donnie Ray Short, Ryan Shannon, Morgan and Shawn Martinez and David Elliott. Honorary pallbearers were her remaining grandsons and great grandsons.

McKnight Funeral Home in Crab Orchard was in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Danville Church of God Benevolence Fund at P.O. Box 192 Danville, Ky 40423 or to Heritage Hospice at P.O. Box 1213, Danville, Ky 40423.