10/25/15 — Samuel Allen Short

flower 17Memorial services for Mr. Samuel Allen Short, age 70, of Manchester, will be
conducted at 4:00 PM on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Manchester Cumberland
Presbyterian Church with Bro. Benny Benjamin officiating. Visitation with
the family will be from 2:00 PM until time of service at the church. Sam
passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, October 22, 2015,
following a courageous battle with cancer.

Sam was born in Lawrenceburg, TN, the son of the late James Lewis Short, Sr.
and Zethel Christine Clayton Short. He was a 1963 graduate of Franklin
County High School. He worked in the floor covering industry for 40 years.
After retirement from carpet installation, Sam proudly began working for
Motlow State Community College as a Courier. Sam enjoyed hunting, fishing,
and gardening. He was an avid crappie fisherman and he frequently visited
with fellow fishermen at Barton Springs Grocery for the Monday Night Bass
Tournament, which he also participated in.

In addition to his parents, Sam was also preceded in death by one daughter,
Melissa Marie Ashby; two grandchildren, Treet Reed and Tyler Allen Short.
He is survived by his loving wife, Lisa Rae Short of Manchester; one son,
Ethan Ray Short of Manchester; one daughter, Amy (Barry) Carlton of Estill
Springs; two grandchildren, Tanner and Tucker Carlton of Estill Springs;
four brothers, James Lewis (Rita) Short, Jr. of Wartrace, John T.
(Henrietta) Short of Zebulon, NC, Randy Joseph (Kathy) Short of Recife,
Brazil, and Terry Phillip (Donna) Short of Manchester; two sisters, Peggy
(William) Womack and Betty (Arthur) Ruch, both of Winchester; several
generations of nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Coffee County Young
Sportsman’s Deer Rally, c/o Mason Russ, 94 Cool Springs Lane, Manchester, TN