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Kia Kay Short

June 22, 1967 — December 13, 2023


Kia Kay Short, 56, of Mooresville, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at St. Francis Hospital Indianapolis. She was born in Indianapolis on June 22, 1967, to the late Richard and Vicky (Nave) Short. Kia graduated from Mooresville High School in 1985 and worked as a bank teller for Citizens Bank in Mooresville for almost 30 years.

Kia was artsy and enjoyed sewing, crafting, and always painting her nails in different colors. Her favorite place to be was at home with her sister, Kara.

Survivors include her sister and best friend, Kara Short; aunts, Connie (Tom) Grubaugh and Mary Marchello; cousins, Nicholas (Tara) Marchello and Timothy Marchello; and her two dogs, Coconut and Bikini.

To honor Kia’s wishes, there will not be any services. Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville is handling her cremation arrangements. Visit to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry. 

To send flowers to the family in memory of Kia Kay Short, please visit our flower store.


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