Shorter, Joyce Ann "Cookie"
Birth: Saturday, November 21, 1953 in LaPlata, MD
Residence: LaPlata, MD
Death: Friday, April 17, 2020 at the age of 66
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Mrs. Joyce Ann (Lyles) Shorter "Cookie" was born to Paul Joseph, Sr., and Ella Louise Lyles on November 21, 1953 in LaPlata, MD. She departed this life on Friday, April 17, 2020. Joyce was educated in the Charles County public school system and went on to complete a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. She married her husband of 35 years, Theodore H. Shorter, Sr. on November 26, 1985.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Ella Lyles, her brothers Albert "Butchie" and George Lyles, grandson Trae Hurd, nephews Paul Shorter, and Nathaniel Penn and niece Mia Shorter.

"Cookie", a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend leaves to rejoice in her memories; her loving husband Theodore Shorter, Sr, two daughters Patricia Renee and Stephanie Ann (Chris), son Theodore Harry, Jr "TJ", four brothers Paul Joseph, Jr. "Jimbuddy", William Leroy "Tinyman", Clarence Leo " DD" (Marlene), James Randolph "Randy", and sister Carolyn Prince "Angel". She also leaves seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, 17 nieces and nephews, 31 great nieces and nephews and one great-great nephew.

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Sunday April 26, 2020 from 1-4 p.m. Family and Friends May Bring a Personal Note or A Card to be Collected and Given to the Family at the Adams Funeral Home Chapel 20605 Aquasco Road Aquasco, Maryland 20608. After Visiting, we ask that you Exit the Premises Immediately. Service and Interment Private To Family Only. You May View the Online Service on Monday April 27, 202 at 10:00 a.m.
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