Jesse Small, Sr.

Born: Sun., May 13, 1928
Died: Mon., Aug. 20, 2012


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 23, 2012
Location: Graham Memorial Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Aug. 24, 2012
Location: Graham Memorial Church

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Jesse Small, Sr. , 84, of Mill Creek, died Monday, August 20, 2012 at Vidant Medical Center.

Funeral Service will be held 2:00 pm Friday at Graham Memorial Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Bill Hooper officiating. Interment will follow at Graham Memorial Church Cemetery.  

Mr. Small was the past Fire Chief of Mill Creek Fire Department, and he loved to volunteer with the Mill Creek Oyster Festival.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Emma Small of the home; four daughters, Teresa Hamilton and husband John of Newport, Carolyn Jones and husband Mike, Sr. of Morehead City, Marilyn Judkins and husband Joe of Newport, and Vicky McCue and husband Keith of Knightdale; two sisters, Edna Haskett of Morehead City and Pearl Fodrie of Fayetteville; also seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, and eleven step-great-grandchildren.  

He was preceded in death by his son, Jesse "Andy" Small, Jr., his parents, James and Gladys Small, two brothers and two sisters.

The family will receive friends 6:00 - 8:00 pm Thursday at the church.

Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to Mill Creek Fire & Rescue, 2370 Mill Creek Rd, Newport, NC 28570.

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Susan and Bill Hollister
   Posted Tue August 21, 2012
Our hearts are heavy for your loss. Mr. Jesse was a wonderful man. There are not enough words to express how much he meant to our family. He and Dad are together again and probably running the show! Heaven is much richer today. Love you all. The Hollister family

Helen Jones
   Posted Tue August 21, 2012
Aunt Carolina, Teresa, Carolyn, Marilyn, and Vicky. My heart is heavy for you as I share in your sadness. At the same time, I rejoice with Uncle Jesse as I know he is now in the arms of his Lord and sounded by family and friends who have been waiting for him. May God give you comfort and peace as you face the next few days. Love you all Helen

Teresa Batten
   Posted Wed August 22, 2012
Our thoughts and prayer are with you and your family.
Please let us know if we can do anything for you.
Your WakeMed family

Larry & Connie Caudle
   Posted Wed August 22, 2012
Vicky and Family, I am so sad to hear of your loss. I know you will miss him. I pray that God will give you the peace and comfort you need at this time. Know he is in no more pain and in God's care now. You are in our hearts and prayers. We love you.

Janna Hildebran & Jen White
   Posted Wed August 22, 2012
Dear Vicky, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please, let us know if you need anything. A donation in your Dad''''s name will be made to his fire station.

Tina Jackson
   Posted Wed August 22, 2012
My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family as you struggle through the grief and sadness. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Regina Kent
   Posted Wed August 22, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts.

Sincerely, Regina

   Posted Thu August 23, 2012
MY prayers are with you at this time of loss.I loved him like a dad,spending so much time with Vickie as a child.

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