CORTLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Beatrice E. Small, 82, of Cortland, Ohio, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2023, at Windsor House in Champion.

She was born September 14, 1940, in Marion Center, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Clyde Russell and the late Olive (North) Russell.

She retired as the head cook at Champion Schools for over 30 years.

Beatrice was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

She liked crafting, crocheting and reading. Beatrice also enjoyed tending to her garden and flowers.

She is survived by her husband, Robert B. Small; sons, Robert B. (Michelle) Small, Jr. of Scottsville, Kentucky, Jeffrey Small (Cheryl) of Champion and Brian P. (Kathryn) Small of Niles and a brother, Robert Russell.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Emma, Elizabeth, June and brothers, Jack and James.

Services will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where Pastor Jim Dittmar will officiate. Friends may visit from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Internment will be in Pineview Memorial Park, Warren, Ohio.

A television tribute will air Tuesday, January 10 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.