Antique Vintage 14

Mary Ada Small

April 7, 1929 ~ May 10, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Mary Small Obituary

Ms. Mary Ada Small, age 94, of Pittsboro, NC, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, in Sanford, NC.

One of these days I’m going home to get my reward, if I work hard I know I’ll get my pay. Look at God standing with His arms wide open waiting to welcome me there. No more pain and sorrow, I will be resting easy over on the other side.

Mary Ada Small, 94, lived a life working for the Lord and now will get her rest.

Mary Ada was born April 7, 1929, to Ellison and Martha Singletary Small in Durham, North Carolina.

She attended Hillside Elementary School and received her GED in New York.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Frances Johnson, Rev. Rebecca Gaul, and her brother, Richard Oliver.

Mary Ada was blessed with three children who also preceded her death, Samuel, Jannie, and Gregory.

The legacy she leaves behind will not be forgotten as it lives on in her three grandchildren, Terry Lee(Yolanda), Andrea Smalls(Leisa), Christopher Smalls; five great-grandchildren, Dejone Lee, Jamonte Bethea, Tiera Hill, Jayla Bethea, and Tavon Lee; three great great grandchildren, Jamari Clayton, Jay'siah Lewis, and Ja'miya Bethea; nieces, nephews, cousins and one special son, Robert McLeod.

Mary joined Taylors Chapel Church after moving from Durham where she was a faithful member and Mother of the church where she praised the Lord in spirit and in truth, shouting up and down her favorite pew. Her heart belonged to God. She will be missed.

When her health began to decline her care was performed by David and Dale Ellerby and Samatha Goldston. We would like to thank Monica Gunter, Regina Palmer, Selena Burt, Amy Ramsey and Christy Minter for helping Ms. Mary during her sickness at home.

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Public Walk Thru Viewing in the Funeral Home Chapel ( Everyone MUST wear a Mask)
May 16, 2023

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
50 Masonic Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Funeral Service
May 17, 2023

1:00 PM
Knotts Funeral Home
50 Masonic Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

May 17, 2023

Taylor's Chapel Cemetery
Taylor's Chapel Road
Sanford, NC 27330


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