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Obituary: Rebecca Anne 'Becky' Short

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Rebecca Anne “Becky” Short

Rebecca Anne “Becky” Short

Rebecca Anne “Becky” Short, 80, of Franklin, passed away peacefully on Aug. 9, 2022.  

Becky was a retired director of purchasing with Williamson Medical Center, former board of directors member at Carnton and active member of the Heritage Foundation. She was an avid gardener, accomplished home décor and exquisite floral designer, and oil painter. She was published in Southern Accents and Southern Living Magazines.  

Becky was full of life and loved to have a toast of good cheer with her friends. She enjoyed sharing her talents while entertaining and having elegant parties. Becky adored her family and was affectionately known as “Mim” by her grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by parents Ira and Flora Turbyfill Pleasant and sisters Doris Robbins and Florene Elliott and Earl Pleasant. She’s survived by husband of 33 years to his “Pretty Bride,” James W. “Jim” Short; sons Phillip Charles (Gnell) Bagwell and Jase Short; daughters Dena Anne (Scott) Baker and Chrissy (Brad) Weigant; grandchildren Luke Bagwell, Garrett (Marlee Dover) Baker, Graham Baker and Xander Short; brother-in-law, Charles Elliott; sister-in-law, Ann (Ronald) Moore; beloved pet, Lily; and other loving family members.  

A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Dr. Vona Wilson officiating. Visitation will be from noon until service time on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Brightstone or Bridges Domestic Violence Center.


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