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Obituary for Annie Mae Short

Cherryville - Mrs. Annie Mae Black Short, 92, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at Carolina Care Health and Rehabilitation Center in Cherryville.

Mrs. Short was born on April 17, 1931 in Gaston County, NC a daughter of the late Stowe Melton Black and Lula Mae Gilmore Black. She was retired as a seamstress and continued her sewing until recently. Mrs. Short was a charter member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cherryville.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd R. Short; a son, Steve Short: two sisters, Ruby Clough and Faye Quinn and two brothers, Paul "Tobe" Black and Johnny Black.

Survivors include her son and faithful caregiver, Roy Short of the home; a granddaughter, Hannah Short (Kyle); a grandson, David Ramsaur (Alaina) of Norfolk Virginia; three grandchildren, Jett Cronland, Charlie Mae and Beckett Ramsaur. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends any time at the home.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at City Memorial Cemetery in Cherryville with the Rev. Travis Mull officiating.

Burial will be at City Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, PO Box 156, Cherryville, NC 28021.

A guest register is available at

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the Short family.