Virginia W. Short

March 11, 1930 ~ June 10, 2019 (age 89)

Virginia W. Short, 89, widow of Charles A. Short, of Greenville, died Monday, June 10, 2019.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Roy Dean and Lilly May Snider Williams.

Virginia was a graduate of Greenville High School, Class of 1949. She was of the Episcopal faith. Virginia was a loving mother who was proud of her two children. She loved animals and rescued them often.

Virginia is survived by a daughter, Mary Dean Sanchez of Baltimore, MD; two grandchildren, Eliza Bauer and Michael Short; two great grandchildren, T.J. Wazlavek and Tera Nicole Tutchton; two cats, Tommy and Gracie; caregiver and longtime friend, Vickie Wickware; and caregivers, Nancy Bennefield and Aljena Luster.

In addition to her parents and loving husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard S. Short; and a sister, Lucy W. Navarro.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. The Reverend Norman Band will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greenville Humane Society, 305 Airport Rd., Greenville, SC 29607.

Donations may be made to:

Greenville Humane Society
305 Airport Road, Greenville SC 29607
Tel: 1-864-242-3626

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