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James Edward Small / October 06, 2020

James Edward Small, 63, of Nelson died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, South Boston.

Mr. Small was born in Mecklenburg County on July 4, 1957 to the late James Rogers Terry and Sadie Lee Small Marrow. He attended West End High School in Skipwith, and was a former Mecklenburg County School bus driver. Mr. Small was also previously employed by Adams Tank Company and Camp Chemical.

He leaves to cherish is loving memories his wife, Shirley Small of Nelson; four sons, Calvin Terry and Michael Terry both of Buffalo Junction, Christopher Terry, Sr. of Nelson and James B. Small of Hillsborough, N.C.; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Ronald Terry (Rhonda) of Nathalie, Ronnie Marrow (Nikki) of Nelson, James P. Marrow Jr. of Washington, DC and Quincy Terry (Rekeitha) of Beaufort, S.C.; four sisters, Patsy Small of Skipwith, Tenia McBee of Nelson, Sandra Hayes of Skipwith and Bettie McNeil (Roosevelt) of Brandywine, Md., and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Small was preceded in death by his stepfather, James Plummer Marrow; brother, James Rogers Terry Jr. and three sisters, Queen E. Terry, Temiches Wilkerson and Beulah Mae Terry.

A graveside service was held Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Marrow-Small Family Cemetery, Nelson with Rev. Darryl Howard Sr. officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Clarksville.

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