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Helen L (Rife) Short

November 8, 1938 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 82)

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Obituary

Helen L. Short, 82 of Lockbourne, OH passed away at home on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.  Helen was born on November 8, 1938 to the late Howard B. and Mary E. (Vanvolkenburg) Rife in Osgood, Indiana.  Helen worked for many years as a Home Health Aide for Amity Home Health Care and also Columbus Industries.   Helen really enjoyed camping. 

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her Sisters Irene ‘Joseph’ Woodrum, Georgie ‘Herb’ Gaines Carolyn Blankenship husband William surviving.    

Helen is survived by children Ladena Short and Peggy Hill of Lockbourne and Sam Short of Hocking County; grandchildren Sabrina Hill (Rick Jones), Shawn (Tina) Short, Stephen M. Short II; great grandchildren Damien, Adisynne and Aaron Weigle, Braylynn Short; special nephews and niece Dwight Alan and Clinton Karshner, Katrina Shaffer; niece Melisa ‘Porkey “ Nathaniel Reed, nephew Josphe ‘Joann’ Woodrum ,Herb Gaines, Bethann Copley, Willie Blankenship and Billy Joe ‘Patty” Bankenship; her buddy Gilbert Shaffer III; special friends David and Crystal Smith of Michigan; many other relatives. 

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28th  with Funeral Service following at 7 p.m. at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville 43103.  Online condolences at olivercheekfuneralhome.com 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 28, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 W. Main St.
Ashville, OH 43103

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 28, 2021

7:00 PM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 W. Main St.
Ashville, OH 43103

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