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Watie Clementine Short Vandyke

February 8, 1932 February 2, 2019
Watie  Clementine Short Vandyke
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Obituary for Watie Clementine Short Vandyke

Watie Clementine Short Vandyke, 86 years of age of Oakwood, VA, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA. Born February 8, 1932 in Richlands, VA, she was the daughter of the late George and Winona Brown Short.

Watie was of the Pentecostal Holiness Faith and enjoyed sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family. A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of twenty eight years, Earl Vandyke, one daughter, Claudine Justice; one son, Bobby Earl Vandyke; three brothers, Stewart Short, Beve Short, and Charlie Short; and three sisters, Mazie Keen, Ann Cole, Nancy Stillwell; two grandchildren, Michael (Bub) Justice, Sabriana (Bean) Cox and one son-in-law, Carter Justice.

Those left to cherish her memories include her two daughters Wanda (Bill) Stacy of Tazewell, VA and Peggy Justice of Oakwood, VA; three sons, George Billy (Letamay) Vandyke of Meadowview, VA, Johnny Paul (Lucille) Vandyke of Baptist Valley, VA, and Jackie Leonard (Missy) Vandyke of Raven, VA; one sister, Ruth Horton of Roanoke, VA; and one brother, Raymond (Barbara) Short of Lebanon, VA.

She is also survived by eleven grandchildren: Lisa (Jimmy) Kitts, Candace Stacy, Hollie (Aaron) Lambert, Missy Street, Patricia (Morris) Jones, Jr (Pam) Vandyke, Debbie Miller, Samantha Presley, Jessica (Brett) Hicks, Jackie Kinder and Jerkia (Benny) Yates; and nineteen great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service for Watie Clementine Short Vandyke will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:00 noon with brother and sister Roger and Lois Null officiating. Burial will follow in the Esaw Rife Cemetery in Keen Mountain, VA.

Active pallbearers will be her family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Special thanks Staff of Grundy Heritage Hall, Nursing Staff of Buchanan General Hospital and Dr. Helton.

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The family of Watie Clementine Short Vandyke have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.

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6:00 PM 2/5/2019 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

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12:00 PM 2/6/2019 12:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

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Esaw Rife Cemetery Final Resting Place
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