In memory of
SHORT, Christine Age 75, of Middletown, Ohio, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at Hospice of Butler and Warren Counties where she had been a patient for five days. She was born September 12, 1941 in Magoffin County, Kentucky and moved to Ohio in 1977. She was employed for 26 years as a salad bar hostess at Ponderosa, retiring in 2000. Christine was a member of the Unity Baptist Church, and read her Bible every day. Preceding her in death were her parents, Claude and Flora Howard; one great grandson, Malachi Williams; one sister, Geraldine Nickel; and one brother, Troy Howard. She is survived by two daughters, Debbie (Gerald) Williams and Anna (Kevin) Daly; three grandchildren, Michael Williams, Kristy (Scott) Markwell and Jessica Phillips; eight great grandchildren, Austin Markwell, Payton Phillips, Jermey Hughes, Dalton Phillips, Leland Markwell, Carmen Williams, Kyndal Williams and Laci Williams; one brother, Paul (Maxine) Howard; several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Visitation will be Monday, October 17, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Unity Baptist Church, 5960 Trenton Franklin Road, Middletown, Ohio 45042, followed by services at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Bobby Reed, Jr. officiating. Interment will be at Miltonville Cemetery, Miltonville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bogg Ministries, Maimisburg, Ohio. Arrangements by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.herr-riggs.com
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