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Garza County News


Lea Merrie Short

1956 - 2012

Published Nov. 15, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m.

Memorial services for Lea Merrie Short, 56, of Ruidoso Downs, NM will be held at 2 PM Sunday, November 17, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Jerry Koch officiating.

She died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at her home in Ruidoso Downs. She was born on November 12, 1956 in Lubbock to Sid and Mary Florence Cross. Lea trained race horses for many years.

Survivors include 1 Daughter: Cassie and husband Randall Petty of Westbrook, 1 Son: Casey and wife Mindy Short of Post, 1 Sister: Sandee Cross of Post and 3 Grandchildren: Kelby Short of Post and Carter and Carson Petty of Westbrook.

She was preceded in death by Mike Short on Nov. 16, 2002 and by a sister Micah Cross on July 28, 2005.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hudman Funeral Home.

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