Ret. Command Master Sergeant Jack M. Short

February 22, 1940November 29, 2018

Jack M. Short, age 78 of Winder, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018. He was of the Christian faith. Jack retired from the US Army as a Command Master Sergeant after 22 years of service and three tours in Vietnam. He was a member of The VFW and The Statham American Legion. Jack loved cruises and was an avid golfer and the President of The Jug Tavern Men’s Golf Association at Pine Hills. He was preceded in death by his parents, George J. and Zenia Sifers Short. He is survived by his partner, JoLynn Emery of Winder; a brother, Jimmy Short of Clarksburg, MD and two sisters, Jeanette Austin of New Market, MD and Judy Griffith of Laurel, DE. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 4PM Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA with full military honors.


  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Ret. Command Master Sergeant Jack M. Short

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Susanne Ivester

December 4, 2018

I Loved Mr Short! They don’t make men like him anymore-he was such a great and interesting gentleman. My prayers go out to his family. He will be missed and when I finally make it on that cruise I’ll definitely think of him!

Catherine Evans

December 4, 2018

Sending our condolences to Jim Short and all of the family and friends of Jack.

It's never easy to say that final good-bye and I pray you all find peace and can keep his spirit alive by sharing good memories together.

Sending love and many blessings.
Don and Kate Evans