Betty Jean Short-Christopher, IL

Betty Jean Short, 63, of Christopher, passed away on October 26, 2020 at her home.

She was born on March 29, 1957 in Christopher to James Coy and Mary (Grabarick) Newberry. She married Raymond Short on November 21, 1974 and he preceded her in death on April 19, 2013.

She is survived by her children Marsha (Bruce) Roberts of Sesser, Donny (Amber) Short of Sesser, Darren Short of Christopher and Jonathon Short of Christopher; grandchildren John Matthew Baxter, Tyler Baxter, Lacey Mae Roberts, Braydon James Short, Kyan Michael Short and Ethan Ray Short; one great grandson Matthew Alexander Baxter and one sister Linda Robinson of Colp, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters Barbara Pickerill and Shirley Newberry-Robinson and three brothers John Newberry, James Newberry Jr. and Bobby Newberry.

Betty’s wishes were to be cremated. The family will have a Celebration of Life at a later date due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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