Welcome to the memorial page for

Parthine (Diggs) Short

October 17, 1925 ~ March 31, 2017 (age 91)

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“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:  Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” - 2 Timothy 4: 7-8

Name:  Parthine Diggs Short

Born:  October 17, 1925

Died:  March 31, 2017

Birthplace:  Wadesboro, NC (Anson County)

Parents:  The late Marshall & Servilla Sellers Diggs

Husband:  The late Willie J. Short Sr.

Education:  Laurinburg Institute

Occupation & Hobbies:  Domestic Housekeeper & Hairdresser

Church Affiliation:  Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, Morven, NC and Westminster Presbyterian Church, Laurinburg, NC

Her Children:  The late Willie J. Short Jr., Janice Faye (Rodney), Ronnie Leon, Harry Keith (Martha), Jeffery Eugene (Monique)

Her Sister:  Elvia Diggs Washington

Grandchildren:  Sixteen

Great Grands:  Twenty-One

Great-Great Grands:  Three

Host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and Very Special Friends

Special thanks to Sandhill Home Health & Healthkeepers

 Service Information

April 6, 2017

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Purcell Funeral Home chapel
301 N. King St.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Funeral Service
April 7, 2017

1:00 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
234 McGirts Bridge Road
Laurinburg, NC 28352

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