2009-10-02 / Obits

Alfay Small


Alfay Small, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 18.

Small was born April 27, 1918, in Newburn, Alabama. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Far Rockaway.

Small is preceded in death by her husband Cornelious Small Sr.; siblings, Richard Green, Carrie Davidson, Metheleel Garland, and Bessie Lloyd; and children, Cornelious Small Jr., Richard Small, and Nathaniel Small, Sr.

She is survived by her daughter Mildred Davis; daughter-in-law, Anne Small; seven grandchildren, Tonia (James) Small-Eubanks, Sonya (Clarence) Small, Nathaniel Perry (Cathy) Small Jr., Richard (Nikke) Small, Tasha (Rodney) Small, and Rapieer and Levar Davis; five greatgrandchildren, Tanaya and Tasia Small, Perry Small, and Rodney and Aston Lewis; four nieces, Gladys Lloyd Hall, Ruth Mixon, Dorothy Madison, and Carolyn R. (Donnie) Lockhart; three nephews, James Garland, Robert Lee(Helen) Davidson, and Val Lloyd; a host of cousins and friends; and her church family.

Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to First Baptist Church, Far Rockaway. Disposition took place at Rockville Cemetery, Lynbrook, New York.

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