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George Small ~ ~ ~ 1879-1941
© Blackwell Daily Journal
Nov. 24, 1941
Submitted by: Shirley Harlan

Funeral Tuesday for G.W. Small, Long in City
Smelter Workers Going in Body to Rites at Church.

Funeral services for George Washington Small, 62, who died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday following a short illness, will be held at the Christian Church Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. E. W. Harrison, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Fyffe's chapel.

Mr. Small's death occured at the Blackwell General Hospital where he was taken last Tuesday for a ruptured appendex operation.

Engaged as a furnaceman at the Blackwell Zinc Co. smelter, he had lived in Blackwell since 1915.

He was born at Brooklyn, Ind. March 1, 1879 and moved to Marmaduke, Ark. when a child.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Virginia Small, 4 sons, Orville and Herbert of Blackwell and Allen and Carlyle, now in army service; one daughter, Mrs. Mary McGaughey of Blackwell; one brother, Charles of Watts, Ark., and two sisters, Mrs. Louise Nelson of Boise, Ida.; and Mrs. Annie Peters of Lafe, Ark.

Members of the Smelters Workers Union are asked to meet at the central labor hall Tuesday at 2 p.m. from where they will go as a group to the Christian Church and funeral services for George W. Small, Will Fetrow announced Monday.

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