February 21, 1930 - January 17, 2021
Helen Emma “Jean” Short, age 90 of Bridgeville, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was born on February 21, 1930, daughter of the late Emery and Fannie (Jones) Willey. Jean was born, raised, and resided in Bridgeville, Delaware for all of her 90 years. She enjoyed attending Crossroads Community Church with her friend and driver, Doris Griffin. Jean devoted her life to her family, and MomMom Jean was delighted to spoil each of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren at every opportunity. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin, and friend who was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her sisters: Geneva Wheatley and Margaret Shockley. Robert, Jean’s beloved husband of 73 years, passed away on September 24, 2020. Mom’s heart was broken, and the family takes comfort in knowing they are together and happy again. Jean is survived by her children: Beverly (Randy), Gail (John), Robin (Carol), and Kim (Brenda); her grandchildren: Jeannie, Holly, Tracy, Frank, Shane, Blaine, Kim, and Troy; her 15 great-grandchildren; her 5 great-great-grandchildren; her nephew, John Shockley; and her cousin, Bonnie Smith. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, services will be private. All are invited to join a live stream of Jean’s service on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM by visiting http://www.parsellfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/permalink/9806695/LTWebcast In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Jean’s memory to Crossroad Community Church, 20684 State Forest Road, Georgetown, DE 19947. Please sign the online guestbook located on the tribute page.
Helen Emma “Jean” Short, age 90 of Bridgeville, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021. She was born on February 21, 1930, daughter of the late Emery and Fannie (Jones) Willey. Jean was born, raised, and resided in Bridgeville,... View Obituary & Service Information
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