Josephine Small ,90, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2022. Visitation will be 10:00 AM Tuesday May 31, 2022 with the funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM at Pershing Park Baptist Church in Killeen, TX. Burial will be at 12:30 PM Tuesday May 31, 2022 at Killeen Memorial Park and Cemetery.
Josephine was born on January 2, 1932 to Samuel Hamilton and Mattie Robinson in Beaufort, South Carolina. She was the youngest of seven and grew up on a farm in the town of Lobeco, South Carolina. Josephine attended Shanklin High School in South Carolina.
Josephine Small was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Mattie Hamilton; her beloved husband of 54 years, Benjamin Small; her son Benjamin Small Jr.; her siblings, Leola Foster, Eloise Small, Ernestine Jones, Sam Hamilton Jr., Freddie Hamilton and Marion Hamilton.
She is survived by her sons, Gifford Small and Glen Small; her daughter, Frankie Small; her grandchildren, Travis, Kendra, Kevin, Jessica, Aaron; her eight great grandchildren, Rico, Travis Jr. “TJ”, Tranell, Lauren, Ava, Ayden, Jagger, Chloe and Isaiah.
She will be missed by those she touched over the course of her life.