Cora Goosby Shorter 1944-2011


A funeral service for Cora Shorter, 67, of Opelika, was held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 26, 2011, at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church with burial in Garden Hills Cemetery Rev. David Stallion officiated.

Shorter, who passed away on Nov. 21, 2011, at her home, was born Feb. 7, 1944, in Lee County.

Public viewing was Nov. 25, 2011, from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. Shorter was at the church one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include: two daughters, Vicki (Melvin) Walton and Terri Goosby (Alvin) of Opelika; a very devoted son, Vincent (Cassandra) Mills of Opelika; sister, Minnie G. Taylor of Opelika; brother, Jim Henry (Alice) Crowley of Leesburg, Fla.; five grandchildren, Kimyatta Goosby, Tarrance (SeFako) Tidwell, Corey Roberts, Vincent Trey Mills and Teawon Pettus; four great-grandchildren, Zocario Bridges, Jakai Stephens, Kamaria Tidell, Olivia Tidell and Jordynn Pettus; goddaughter, Demetrice Johnson; three devoted friends, Katie Mae Shorter, Doris Knight and Sandra Johnson all of Opelika; a host of nieces, nephews, cousin and friends.

Harris Funeral Home directed.


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