Billie "Tino" Louise Short
September 10, 1925 - December 5, 2017
Funeral Services for Billie Louise “Tino” Short, 92, a Wildorado resident will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2017 at Palo Duro Baptist Church with Kevin Dougherty, nephew, and Dr. Ron Muller, pastor, of Palo Duro Baptist Church, officiating. Interment with be at Palo Duro Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal supervision of Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. Mrs. Short passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in Wildorado.
Billie Louise Crawford was born September 10, 1925 to Lorahn Lee and Maude Lela Brock Crawford in Happy, Texas. She attended schools in Hereford and Pampa. She was a graduate of Pampa High School. On December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor was attacked and changed the world forever. Tino met and fell in love with Douglas Paul Short. They married on March 31, 1946 in her mother’s living room in Pampa. She worked at Hewlett Packard in Loveland, Colorado. She and her husband Doug owned and operated several spudnut shops. They were well known for their delicious products. During her life time she worshiped in eight Baptist Churches and three Churches of the Nazarene, in all of which, she was a very active member. She and her husband, Doug, built seven houses together. The last of which was their current residence. They started building it when he was eighty-eight years of age and she was eighty. Tino loved people, especially people who loved Jesus.
Those who are left to cherish her memory are husband of seventy-two years, Douglas P. Short of Wildorado; one son, Dusty Short of Amarillo, Texas; three daughters, Donna Palermo and husband David of Amarillo, Debra Lee Short of Wildorado, and Dena Kay Miller and husband Chester of Farmington, New Mexico; one sister, Etta Diann Dougherty of Tulia; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters.
The family suggests Memorials in Mrs. Short’s name be made to hopehousecares.org.