Wilma Short (Wiggins) Moore

April 20, 1935 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 86)


Mrs. Wilma Louise Wiggins Short Moore went to be with her Lord and Savior on the morning of Monday, November 1, 2021.  

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, November 5, 2021, at the First Baptist Church of Andalusia. The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church from 12:30 p.m., until time of the services. Dr. Kevin Wilburn and Rev. Leroy Cole will officiate. Special music will be provided by Rev. Don Lingle and Rev. Dwight Crigger. Interment will follow in the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Scott Short, Gavin Short, Greg White, Ralph Gunter, Michael Moore and Ziba Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the First Baptist Church “Ladies Over 60” Class and members of the Andalusia Civitan Club. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International or the First Baptist Church of Andalusia. Keahey has been entrusted with funeral arrangements. 


Left to cherish her memory, loving husband, Dr. Morgan J. Moore; children, Jerry Short (Teri) of Wetumpka;  

Grandchildren, Scott Short (Laura) of Wetumpka; Gavin Short (Brooks) of Charlotte, NC; 

Great grandchildren, Evelynn Short, Weeks Short, Graham Short, and John Farish Short; 

Stepchildren, Sandra Kay Moore of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Linda Moore of Andalusia; Rev. Michael Moore (Miriam) of Flowery Branch, GA; 


Step grandchildren, Mandy Moore, Mallory Moore, Murray Moore, and Daniel Neff, II. 

Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her first husband, Franklin Short; daughters, Sheila Short and Angela Short; father, A.D. Wiggins and mother, Thelma Glisson Wiggins; 

Brothers, Horace Wiggins, Garner Wiggins, Donald Wiggins; sister, Marjia DeBray. 

Wilma was a wonderful homemaker; also, through the years she worked at LBW College and various other local businesses. In the early 1990’s Wilma decided to pursue her passion and become a licensed cosmetologist. In 1994, she graduated with an associate degree in Cosmetology from McArthur College.  

As a cosmetologist she worked at JC Penney’s, then started her own beauty salon, Wilma's Touch of Class.  She met Dr. Moore in 2009 at First Baptist Church. Their first date was Valentine’s Banquet; soon they were married and have enjoyed 12 years of companionship. They both sang in the First Baptist Church choir. In her retirement, she loved to grow flowers, mow grass, and garden. Wilma was a loving and wonderful lady that will be greatly missed by all who knew her. 


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