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Ruth Beasley Shortal

November 6, 1925 February 2, 2018
Ruth Beasley Shortal
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Obituary for Ruth Beasley Shortal

Ruth B. Shortal, 92, of Martinsville, VA got her wings on Friday, February 2, 2018. She was born on November 21, 1925 in Nyack, NY to the late Russell Beasley and Marion Beasley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace “Wally” Shortal; and son, Timothy Shortal.

She leaves behind her son, James Shortal and his wife, Cathie of Martinsville, VA; four grandchildren, T.J., Tami, Holly, and Jarrett; and one great-grandchild.

She was a great, strong woman who was well loved and will be missed.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Shortal family. Online condolences may be made at

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