Judith A. 'Judy' Short

Judith A. “Judy” Short, 76, of North Manchester, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Short was a 1959 graduate of Huntington High School. She had worked at Sun Oil Company for many years, until they closed in Huntington. She went on to work for John Kennedy Realtors and later at Huntington County Community Schools at Central, then Flint Springs, as a nurse’s aide for more than 20 years before her retirement in 2006.

She was a lifetime member of the Psi Iota sorority and was also involved with the Jaycee Wives. She was a lifetime member of St. Peter Lutheran Church.

She was born July 4, 1941, in Huntington to John H. and Frieda B. Bailey Riggers. She married Ned C. Short on Nov. 25, 1972, in Huntington, and he survives.

Additional survivors include three daughters, Debra (Barry Christen) Selig, of Huntington; Brenda (Stan) Blessing, of Fort Wayne; and McKinley (Joe) Wheeler, of Huntertown; a sister, Janet Brown, of Huntington; a sister-in-law, Jacquelyn Riggers, of Huntington; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Calling is Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St. A funeral service will be held Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at 11 a.m., with one hour of visitation prior to the service, at the funeral home. Rev. Sue Babovec will officiate. Interment will be at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Memorials are to the Peabody Foundation or to the St. Peter Lutheran Church, both in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at www.myersfuneralhomes.com.