Lennie (Kidd) Short

Published 9:28 am Friday, June 16, 2017

Lennie (Kidd) Short


Lennie (Kidd) Short, 96 of Stanford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Stanford Care & Rehabilitation Center with her children by her side. She was the widow of Rev. Rollie Short who preceded her in death on February 27, 2007.

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Lennie was a retired seamstress for Palm Beach and was a great homemaker. She loved to can, quilt, and babysit and she was also a marvelous cook. Lennie 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 8 children: Martha L. & husband Wade Pope of Beulaville, NC; Doris H. & husband Rev. Dan Carr of Stanford; Jo Ann & husband David Elliott of Danville; Geraldine Wilson of Bryantsville; Judy Shannon of Danville; Ronald Short & wife Pat of Junction City; Bonnie & husband John David Westerfield of Danville; Donald Short & wife Janna of Harrodsburg; 23 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren & 7 great-great-grandchildren

In addition to her husband, Lennie was preceded in death by her parents Oscar H. & Ollie (Blevins) Kidd; 6 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral service 1 PM, Friday, 16, 2017 at the Danville Church of God. Burial will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 5 PM until 9 PM on Thursday, and from 12 until 1 PM on Friday at Danville Church of God.

Pallbearers include Tyler & Donnie Ray Short, Ryan Shannon, Morgan & Shawn Martinez & David Elliott

Honorary pallbearers will be her remaining grandsons and great-grandsons.

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