Vicky Short

Vicky Diane Short (Taft)

Sunday, February 3rd, 1957 - Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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Vicky Diane Short of Robertsville, Missouri, was born on February 3, 1957 in St. Louis, MO, a daughter to the late David Taft and the late Bernice (Johnson) Taft. Vicky passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 having reached the age of sixty-four years, three months and twenty-two days.

Those who remain to cherish her memory include her daughters: Heather (Terry) Mosier, and Brooklyn Short; Fiancé, Tim Cook; sister, Donna (David) Short.

Vicky was preceded in death by her parents, David and Bernice Taft and brother, Blake Taft.

Vicky loved her time with family and friends and considered it very important to her. She enjoyed many things in life, including cooking and baking, coloring, fishing, and watching scary movies. She loved her two dogs, Precious and Black Bell and even her “Grand Fur Babies” Little Bell and Maddie. She will be sadly missed by all.

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 10 am to 12 pm at DeClue Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 12 pm, with Tom Reagan officiating.

Funeral arrangements were respectfully entrusted to the care and direction of DeClue Funeral Home.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 29th, 2021 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Saturday, May 29th, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm
    DeClue Funeral Home
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, May 29th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    Saturday, May 29th, 2021 12:00pm
    DeClue Memorial Chapel
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Tom Reagan


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Stacey Flagg

Posted at 12:42am
I met Vicky when we worked at Walmart and became fast friends. My favorite memories are going to her home where she would make homemade pizza. I can not remember a moment where she was not smiling. She was a beautiful person inside and out.

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