Gayla Margueritte (Blackburn) Short

July 3, 1973 ~ June 9, 2023 (age 49) 49 Years Old



  Gayla Margueritte Short, 49, passed away Friday, June 9, 2023, in Lyons, KS. She was born July 3, 1973, in Guymon, OK to Donald and Joan (Bradburn) Blackburn. She married Claude Short in Guymon, OK on February 19, 2000.

  Gayla is survived by her husband, Claude Short of Geneseo, KS; sons, Brady and Garrett Short of Geneseo; daughter, Monica Short of Geneseo; parents, Donald and Joan Blackburne of Balko, OK; sisters, Sally Blackburn of Perryton, TX and Brandy Robson of Hugoton, KS; brother, Donnie Blackburn (Shellie) of Balko, OK, and numerous nieces and nephews.

  Visitation: 1-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, 2023, at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth with family present 6-8 p.m.

  Funeral service: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Lorraine with burial following at Lorraine Baptist Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions can be made to Ellsworth County Cancer Fund, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.

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June 13, 2023

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Parsons Funeral Home
307 N. Lincoln Ave.
Ellsworth, KS 67439

Funeral Service
June 14, 2023

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church, Lorraine
320 Wichita Ave
Lorraine, KS 67459


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