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Joeanne Shorts


Sunrise: October 1, 1955

Sunset: June 22, 2020

Joeanne “Doll” Shorts, 64, of Norfolk, VA was born in Princess Anne County to the late Louise Cornick on October 1, 1955. She was called home to be with the Lord Sunrise June 22, 2020.

Joeanne Shorts was a woman of many personalities who was feisty, loved to dress and didn’t take no mess. During her earlier years she would gamble and hang with friends. She had a son later and met Donnie, Sr. whom she married and had two additional children. During her mid years she spent time with her husband and grandkids until she became ill. Although she suffered with mental illness, she later developed COPD and fought a tough battle. She will be remembered for her many personalities, the love she had for family and friends and loving God.

Joeanne is preceded in death by her siblings, Eric Williams and Vickey Brown. She leaves behind a devoted and loving husband of 38 years, Donnie Shorts, Sr.; three children, Calvin Williams, Kimberly Shorts, Donnie (Don-Don Baby) Shorts, Jr. (Brittney); seven grandchildren, Cody, Trineen, Teona, Talvin, Makayla, Nevaeh and Madison; one great grandchild, Kaleia. She is also survived by Marsha Evans and Debra Owens.

Viewing Monday, June 29, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery 8100 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Jo Brown says

    My heart felt condolence Calvin Williams to you and your family.

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