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Jesse Small Jr. / January 22, 2013
Jesse Small Jr., 55 of Clarksville, entered eternal rest Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Small was born in Halifax County, on Aug. 1, 1957 to the late Jessie Small Sr. and Dorothy Mangum Small. He was a 1975 graduate of Bluestone Senior High School and a member of Mount Ararat Baptist Church. Mr. Small was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a former employee of the Town of Clarksville.

Cherishing his memories are his wife, Patsy J. Small; two children, Shina Terry (Tyrone) of Clarksville, and Rorcie Terry of Skipwith, three grandchildren, Rocia Terry, Aaron Terry and Keyvon Fields; one sister, Jacqueline Robinson of Danville, one brother, Jerry E. Small (Teresa) of Yorktown, and a vast number of aunts, uncles other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 20, at the chapel of C.H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, with Rev. Earl Terry delivering the eulogy.

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

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