De QUEEN, Ark.—Abb Thomas Short, 80, of De Queen died Sunday, May 12, 2019, in De Queen. Mr. Short was born Dec. 16, 1938, in Soper, Okla. He was a retired crane operator for Weyer-haeuser. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Hall Short; and one son, Tommy R. Short. Survivors include one son, Jerry Short of Jacksonville, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Sherri Short and Danny Edge of Dierks, Ark.; one sister, Ruth Alsabrook of Horatio, Ark.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Kermit and Rexene Short of Oregon, Nick and Joyce Short of Gillham, Ark., and Kenneth and Florene Short of De Queen; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Redmen Cemetery with Bobby Neal officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Online registration is at wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.