Small, Florence H. In the Hospital of St. Raphael, Aug. 4, 2004, Florence Haynes Small, 78, of 79 Crofton St., New Haven, wife of the late Sam Small. Mother of Sam Small, Jr., James Small, Shepardine Small, Jeanette Culbreath, Charles Small, Sarah Ann Small, Mary Hoffman, John Lawrence, Victoria Nobles and the late Clara Speicher. Sister of Emma Heyward, Louise Linnen, Jacob Haynes all of Georgetown, SC, Almena Fulcher of Oriental, NC and Viola Hiles, of NYC. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Lillie Lawrence and a brother, Esau Haynes. She was a resident of New Haven since 1958 and became a baptized member of Jehovah's Witnesses in 1975. She was a member of the Quinnipiac Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in East Haven. She was a devoted wife, mother and friend to all those that knew her. Florence was born in Georgetown, SC, Feb. 19, 1926 a daughter of the late Johnny and Victoria Canteen Haynes. Funeral service Wed., Aug. 11, 2004 at 11 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Friends may call Wed. from 9 - 11 a.m. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

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  1. Dear Jeanette, You are in my prayers. If there is anything I can do for you, please do not hesitate to let me know.

  2. Dear Shep, May Jehovah bless and comfort you and your family. We look forward to the day when we will see our loved ones in the new system. For now you have my deepest sympathy. Love, Carolyn Kwiatkowski

  3. Dear Shep, So sorry to read about your mother\’s death. How very loving of Jehovah to give us the hope of seeing our loved ones again in the paradise earth where we will all be happy forever. You are in my thoughts and prayers. agape, Sabrina

  4. Dear Shep, We would like to express our condolences to you and your family for the loss of your mother and our dear sister. We look forward to seeing her again in paradise. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Love Charles & Natalie Daniels

  5. Dear Sister Jeanette Culbreath, May Jehovah\’s love and his promise of the resurrection comfort you and your family. We will keep you in our prayers and look forward to meeting your mother in the paradise. Love, Branch Family

  6. Dear Victoria Nobles and Family,We at the Tinney Community Center wish to express our deepest sympathy in the lost of your Mother. You and your Family are in all of our Prayers. Should you can think of anything we can do to assist you in this time of sorrow, please do not hesitate to call upon us. Love Greg Johnson, Naomi Wallace, and the Tinney Community Center Families.

  7. God has Blessed this entire family and will continue to if we do his will , I will miss you aunt Florence even though we haven\’t spent much time together since I became an adult, I thank God for being a niece of yours. Rest in peace. Love Deborah and Family

  8. Hi Jeanette, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I am glad that I was able to meet your mom. If you need me at any time, do not hesitate to call.

  9. Hi Shep: I\’m sorry I can\’t be there for you, but know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. We are so fortunate to have the resurrection hope to get us through these sad times. Again, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love Sue

  10. I send my love and deep respect to Shepardine and the complete Small family. I know you will miss your beloved mother. However, we know Jehovah will restore her — I\’m looking forward to that day.

  11. Jeanette, The children and I send our deepest condolences. Hope you are well and know she is at peace. God Bless

  12. May she rest in peace, and the Family is in our prayers. God\’s Love, The Walkers & Smalls of Georgetown, SC

  13. My deepest sympathies and condolences. Sis. Small will be truly missed. Her sweet and gentle personality will never be forgotten, and we will rejoice in the Great Day when we will welcome her back again. May Jehovah\’s holy spirit strenghthen and comfort you during this difficult time.

  14. My deepest sympathies to my co-worker Vickie Nobles and her family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  15. Shep, So sorry to get the news on your mother. Death is truly our enemy and looking forward to the new system, when it is brought to nothing. Just wanted you to know I am thinking about you and you will be in my prayers. Susan

  16. To Jeanette, and all of the Small Family. Please accept my deepest sympathies. While mere words are never enough, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. We can all look forward to a time when Isiah 25.8,9 comes to pass, and we no longer have to experience the loss of loved ones. love Annette

  17. To Jeanette; I would like to extend my condolences to you and your family at this time of sorrow. You have my prayers to get you through this difficult time.

  18. To My Family, Thank you for taking me in and letting me have the privilege of getting to know .OUR MOM.. I loved your mom very much and I miss her as well. I look forward to seeing her in the new system and hearing her laugh, getting a big hug, and a sweet kiss. I pray Jehovah will take continue to take care of each of you and help you to endure this troubling time. I love you all. Ophelia

  19. To the Culbreath Family, I offer my deepest simpathy in your loss of a Great Woman, Mother & Friend. God Bless

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