86 year old Viella Thomas Estes died Tuesday at Short Mountain after a short illness. She was a Cannon County native and a resident of the Short Mountain Community. Mrs. Estes was also a member of the Short Mountain Church of God and a retired factory worker, farmer, and housewife. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home. Freddy Curtis will officiate and burial will be in the Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery. Visitation begins at 6:00 p.m. Monday and continues all day Tuesday and until the funeral on Wednesday. Mrs. Estes was preceded in death by her parents, Elie and Littie Mae Summers Thomas and her husband, Grover Lee Estes. Survivors include a son, Lonnie Estes of Short Mountain. Four daughters, Dorothy Hobbs of Pea Ridge in the Short Mountain Community, Ruth and her husband Medford Murphy of Short Mountain, Betty and her husband Jessie Tanner of Short Mountain, and Virginia and her husband J.R. Waycaster of Short Mountain. Three sisters, Gladys Hollandsworth of Old Hickory, Mary Lou Cope of McMinnville, and Faye Robinson of Woodbury. Fifteen grandchildren and twenty eight great grandchildren also survive. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.