George Washington Small
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 p.m. with Rev. E.W. Harrison, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Blackwell IOOF Cemetery.
Mr. Small’s death occurred on November 22, at the Blackwell General Hospital where he was taken last Tuesday for a ruptured appendix operation.
Engaged as a furnaceman at the
Blackwell Zinc Co., he had lived in Blackwell since 1915.
He was born at Brooklyn, Indiana March 1, 1879 and moved to Marmaduke, Arkansas when a child.
Surviving are his wife Mrs. Virginia Small, four 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, Arkansas and two sisters, Mrs. Louise Nelson of Boise, Idaho and Mrs. Annie Peters of Lafe, Arkansas.
Members of Smelter Workers Union No. 2 are asked to meet at the Central Labor Hall Tuesday at 2 p.m. from where they will go as a group to attend the services.
Blackwell Daily Journal
November 24, 1941
Submitted By: Shirley Harlan