Martella Ann “Martie” Short, 67

Martella Ann “Martie” Short

Martella Ann “Martie” Short, 67, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio and currently of Chester, Ohio passed from this life on September 13, 2016 at Camden Clark Hospital in Parkersburg, WV.

She was a member of the Hobson Fellowship Church. Martie also loved to sing Gospel Music around the area.

Martella is survived by: her Husband of 45 years Herbert Short, also of Chester, Ohio; daughter, Amberly (Pete) Johnson, of Racine, Ohio; son, Daniel (Lisa) Short of Chester, Ohio; step-son, Jimmy Bachelor (Bonita) of Cleveland, Ohio. She is also survived by her grandchildren PVT Theron Johnson, US Army, Fort Benning, Georgia, along with Meghan, Ethan and Broghan Short of Chester, Ohio. A sister, Rebecca Avino of West Seneca, New York also survives as well as many nieces and nephews.

Martella was preceded in death by: her father, Frank F. Smith Jr.; her mother, Emogene Smith-Carothers; step-father, David J. Carothers; three brothers, Franklin, Robert and Dale Smith; and sister, Marsha Jeffrey.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Rev. Hershel White officiating. Entombment will follow at the Meigs Memory Gardens. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, September 16, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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