Antonietta “Toni” Short, age 65, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at her home, with her loving family by her side. Toni was born on July 24, 1953 in Granite City, IL.
On September 14, 1974, Toni Tinsley married Roger Short, the love of her life in Granite City, IL. Roger passed away on June 9, 1981. Toni worked for Walgreens in the customer service department for many years. She enjoyed singing and listening to Motown. Toni was also an excellent cook, she was well known for her tacos “Toni’s Tacos”. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Toni loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Toni was preceded in death by her mother, Conception (Serrano) Tinsley.
She is survived by her loving daughters Shannon (Steven Smith) Short and Christina (Jeremy) Smith, both of Granite City, IL; father, Charles Tinsley of Granite City, IL; siblings, Deborah (Randy) Bettorf and Jeff (Kim) Tinsley, both of Granite City, IL; proud grandmother to Gabrielle Hartin, Alexis Short and Zoey Smith all of Granite City, IL; nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
In celebration of her life, funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019 at the funeral chapel.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.
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