Helen Clark Small © Cheyenne Star Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Helen Clark Small, 85, a longtime Busby area resident, died Wednesday December 5, 1984 at Big Horn County Memorial Hospital, Hardin, Montana, after a short illness.
She was born August 25, 1899, in Coleman, Texas, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Clark.
She attended Texas schools and moved with her family in a covered wagon to western Oklahoma.
Her mother died when she was 11 years old, and Helen and her twin sister, Ellen, raised three younger brothers.
Helen Clark married Ralph Small on July 14, 1917, at Cheyenne, Oklahoma, and the couple lived in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma until 1947, when the family moved to a ranch near Busby.
Helen always mentioned that she enjoyed cooking for those "Hungry Cowboys."
Her husband died in 1981.
She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Dale Small of Pompey's Pillar; five daughters, Mrs. Jean Jines of Busby; Mrs. Jerry Kissick of Wylie, Texas; Mrs. Mildred Chalfant of Cheyenne, Oklahoma; Mrs. Mary Gidley of Perryton, Texas; and Mrs. Johnye Miller of Devil's Tower, Wyoming; her twin sister, Mrs. Ellen Wyatt of Hawkins, Texas; one brother, Glenn Clark of Shreveport, Louisiana; eleven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and numerous friends.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 8, 1984, at the Bullis Funeral Chapel.
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