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Glenda Kay Short
April 8, 1951 - July 25, 2019

Mrs. Glenda Kay Short of Trumann departed this life on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Arkansas Continued Care Hospital in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 68 years, 3 months and 17 days.  Glenda was born Sunday, April 8, 1951 in Pangburn, AR and was a lifetime resident of Trumann.  She was a register nurse and a member of the Baptist faith.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Rudolph Roosevelt and Della Jane “Fuller” Gottfried, one brother, Charles Owen Gottfried and one sister, Reba May Gottfried.       She is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Renee Carr (Joseph) of Westminster, Maryland and Jamie Dawn  (Christopher) George of Bay; three brothers, Amos Michael (Abbie) Gottfried of Kansas, Roy Edward (Patricia) Gottfried of Trumann, Herman Dean (Alice) Gottfried of MO; three sisters, Dorothy Ann Gottfried of Trumann, Martha Rae Cupp, and Veda Jane (Jakie) Stites of Newport, and  one grandchild, Christian Nathaniel George. The Family will receive friends on Saturday, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. A celebration of her life will follow at 1:00 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Brooks officiating.  Burial will follow at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro, AR. Pallbearers will be Andrew Reeves, Christopher George, Jeff Stites, Junior Manley, Greg Wilson and Joey Wilson.  Honorary pallbearers will be Staff of Arkansas Continued Care Hospital, Joseph Matthew Carr, Scotty Gottfried and Corey Gottfried.       An online register book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.

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July 27, 2019
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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July 27, 2019
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Teresa, Fayetteville AR says

    I am so sorry to hear of Ms Kays passing. My love and prayers to all of you and your families. She was a wonderful friend.

  2. Jennifer (Collier) Bryant, Fayetteville, AR says

    Jamie and Cynthia, I am so very sorry for your loss. Kay was one of the best band mommas and ladies I know. Your family will be in my continued thoughts and prayers.

  3. Dianne Storr , Bay, Arkansas says

    I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you.

  4. Cynthia, Maryland says

    Love you momma!!

  5. Karen Watson, Ellicott City, MD says

    Cynthia and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  6. Dave & Ruth Heisey , New Oxford, PA says

    So sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in prayer.

  7. Sue carr, Brookland says

    Sorry about the lost of your mom.

  8. April Gregory Wright Adams, Trumann says

    So sorry to hear of her passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  9. Janet Davidson Rochner , Thida,Arkansas says

    I am a cousin of Kay's and wanted to tell the family how sorry I am. I am not sure if I can come to the funeral but my prayers are with you. Kay was such a sweet woman and I know she will be missed

  10. Jonathan and Kelly Pierce , Jonesboro says

    We are so sorry for your loss. Kay was a wonderful woman and will be missed. We send positive blessings to the family and love.

  11. Kandi Ray Ten Kate, Pasadena maryland says

    Cynthia and family so very sorry for your loss. She was such a funny lady. Glad I got to meet her... ???????? for the family.

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