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Evelyn Joy Sackett Shorter July 24, 1917 - December 23, 2014

Evelyn Joy Sackett Shorter, 97, passed from this life into heaven on Dec. 23, 2014. She was born to Josiah Andrew Sackett and Naoma Dell Cramer Sackett on July 24, 1917 in Aline, OK. She attended school in Aline, OK and graduated from Business College where she met her soul mate the late Jay Melvin Shorter. Jay and Evelyn lived in Enid, OK where they had 2 sons, Joe Lee Shorter & Mark Preston Shorter. The family relocated to OKC where Evelyn worked as a book keeper for the OKC Stockyards. After the loss of her husband Jay – Evelyn retired and moved to Alamogordo, New Mexico where she met and married Edward Presicola "Pepsi". She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Viola Hertzler and her husband Jay. Evelyn joined them in heaven and was greeted at the gates of Heaven with her grandson Todd Jay Shorter doing backflips upon her arrival. She will be greatly missed by her children Joe lee Shorter and his wife Janice M.; Mark Preston Shorter and wife Janice I.; grandchildren, Kelley Shorter Wiedmer and husband J., Bryan C. Shorter, Amber Dawn Shorter; great-grandchildren, Dustin Moore, Jessica and Dennis Turgeon, Caleb J. Wiedmer and Kassidee J'Lyn Wiedmer, Victoria, Katie, Chloe, Alex and Angie Shorter; nieces and nephews, Donald, Barbara, Phyllis, and Linda. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Feed the Children. Services are pending.

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