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Edmond Wayne Short, 71, a resident of Dierks, Ark., passed away on Sept. 22, 2012, in Horatio. He was born Dec. 1, 1940, in Soper. He was a retired millworker. Mr. Short was preceded in death by his parents, A.J. and Juanita Short; wife Athlene Stokes Short; and brothers, James Calvin Short and Emerson J. Short.
He is survived by four brothers, Kermit Short with wife Rexene of Gold Beach, Ore., Thomas Short and Kenneth Short with wife Florene, all of De Queen, Ark., and Nick Short with wife Joyce of Gillham, Ark.; sister Ruth Alsobrook of Horatio; adopted sister, Ollie Jean Short Wilson of Bethel; daughter Tammy Short Vance with husband Jerry of Dierks; two granddaughters, Dakota and Jessica Vance; a number of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews; a number of friends; and a special friend, Marie Elliott.