Charlotte Ann (Bowman) Short was born in Reeds Spring, Mo., in 1940 and grew up in Springfield, Mo.
She married David Short in 1958 and they had six children, one of whom died at an early age.
She is survived by a brother; her husband; five children; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, some by blood, some by marriage and many who simply adopted her.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, at First Assembly of God.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.
Two fatal accidents occurred in Delta County within a two-day span last week.
Casey Gillenwater, 25, of Delta was killed the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 133 outside of Hotchkiss.