Jolene Short
Jolene Short
April 3, 1942 - July 24, 2019

Jolene Short of Lakeland, Fl went into the presence of the Lord on Wednesday, July 24 at the age of 77. She was born on April 3, 1942 in Burdine, KY to Richard and Goldie Mullins.

She retired as a licensed practical nurse in Lakeland before moving to Palatka where she faithfully served alongside her husband at Mary Elizabeth Old Regular Baptist Church in Hollister. Jolene enjoyed spending time with her family, loved being a granny to her grandkids and great grandkids, and making big southern breakfasts and dinner for all of her loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Jolene is survived by her husband, Pastor Hansford Samuel Short; two daughters, Denise Cardin (Virgil) of Lakeland and Ona Gayle Parker (Frederick) of Hudson; two sons, Robert Jeffery Short (Rachel) of Lakeland and Ronald David Short (Dawn) of Lakeland;

four brothers, Billy Ray Mullins (Lutty), Thurman Mullins (Cathy), Dennis Mullins, and John Mullins (Norma); eight sisters, Rayola Walker, Peggy Beverly (Jearld), Janet Sturgill, Fayetta Sturgill, Wanda Kay Strange, Catherine Ison (Cecil), Regina Mullins (Chris), and Tammy Mullins (Randy);

and seven grandchildren, Michael Cardin (Jamie), Justin Short, Joshua Short (Charlsie), Spencer Short, Morgan Berry (Kashief), Hannah Laporte, and Ryan Cardin. She also had 10 wonderful great grandchildren whom she adored.

Viewing will be held at Masters Funeral Home 10am-12pm on Wednesday, July 31st and the service and burial will follow at Mary Elizabeth Church on Virginia Avenue in Hollister at 1pm.

Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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