Shorter, Doretta Akers

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Doretta Alice Akers Shorter, 86, of Radford, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022. She was a member of Grove United Methodist Church and 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 will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022 from 4 until 6 p.m. 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.