Christina Burroughs

Carrollton | Thursday, June 23 2022 |

Christina Marie Burroughs, 48, passed away unexpectedly at 9:34 a.m., Thursday, June 23, 2022, at her home in Kane.

She was born on August 26, 1973, in Carrollton, Illinois, one of two daughters born to Gregory and Karen (Varble) Short.

Christy was a 1992 graduate of Jersey Community High School and was previously employed in the Bakery Department at Sinclair Foods.

She enjoyed shopping as well as spending time outdoors, fishing, and creating memories camping with her friends and family.

Surviving is her parents, Greg and Karen Short of Jerseyville; three daughters, Alex (Gillespie) Large, Ashley Gillespie, and Andrea Gillespie, all of Corpus Christi, Texas;  two grandchildren, Athena and Abigail; a sister, Angie (Short) Powers of Jerseyville;  her companion, Daryle Hoifard of Kane; her special K-9 companion, Buddy;  as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Louie and Leoria Short; maternal grandparents, Gearold and Emma Varble; as well as numerous aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at noon, Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville. Rev. Joel Lohr will officiate.

Burial will follow at Mt. Gilead Cemetery in rural Carrollton.

In lieu of flowers or plants, memorials may be given to the family in the care of the funeral home.

Memories may be shared with the family by visiting

Obit Provided By:
Crawford Funeral Home

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