Melinda Gail Short, 33, of Topmost, died Monday, March 11, 2013, in Lackey.
She was born Oct. 19, 1979, in Martin, to Mary Lou Moore Short, of Knott County, and the late Bobby James Short. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Short.
She is survived by her brothers, Gregory Short and Richard Clayton Short, of Garrett, and Oscar Lee Short, of Topmost; sisters, Regina McKinney, of Paintsville, and Ruth Ann Messer, of Cromwell, Ind.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 17, at Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church, at Estill. Burial followed the service in the family cemetery, at Rockfork.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to funeral expenses: Nelson Frazier Funeral Home PO Box 1609, Martin KY, 41649.
Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, of Martin, was in charge of arrangements.