She was a member of Grove United Methodist Church and was a retired banking loan officer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy Howard and Edna Reed Akers; and her husband, Ira Dwight Shorter.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Dwight Jay and Judy Shorter of Radford and John Scott and Paula Shorter of Kansas City, Mo.; grandchildren Chris and Alysha Shorter, Devin Shorter, Ellie Shorter, Izzie Shorter, John Shorter, Ken and Lori Keister, and Matt Keister; and great-grandchildren Knox and Nash Shorter, and Grant and Jacqueline Keister; sister Ann Vaughan of Christiansburg; and many other relatives and friends.
A memorial gathering was held on Friday, July 1, 2022, at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Good Samaritan Hospice.
The Shorter family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.