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Dewitt Short

dewitt-short-1Dewitt Short, age 70, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at his home.

He was born in Umpire, Arkansas on September 1, 1946 to the late Curtis Short and Emma Counts Short.   He was married to the late Ethel Thoms Short. Dewitt was a mechanic by profession.  He was a loving and kind father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to all who knew him.  He will be dearly missed by all.

He is survived by children, Cavin Short and wife Sara of Mena, Arkansas, Larry Short and wife Charlene of Mena, Arkansas, and Sharon Skeeper and husband Glen of Missouri; sister, Pauline Tipton; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death his parents, and wife, Ethel Short.

Graveside service will be Saturday, October 8, 2016, 2:00 p.m. at Concord Cemetery in Ink, Arkansas with Brother Grant Geiger officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be Mike White, Honnus Warren, Jerry Hansbrough, Vernon Ryan, Louie Toombs, and Bob Funderburk.

Family and friends visitation will be Friday, October 7, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.

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