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Visitation

Our Lady of Greenwood
Monday February 22, 2021
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

335 S. Meridian St. in Greenwood

Service

Our Lady of Greenwood
Monday February 22, 2021
02:00 PM

Niola S. Small


Steve Boyd - February 25, 2021
Mrs. Small was a gracious and kind lady. I knew her primarily as Coach Small's wife. I was one of Coach Small's basketball players at Shawswick High School in Lawrence County, IN. My parents took me and two of my fellow ball players to their wedding I believe in Shelbyville. It was a cold and snowy December night as I recall. It was fun to tease Coach when he was courting Niola. I think they met when he went to the doctor and she was his nurse. They made a great couple and I admired them both and coach had a great influence on my life. He was strict and made us players give our best. We lost one game my senior year even though we primarily played schools much bigger than ours. We lost in final game of sectional to a team we had beat by 13 points during the season. When Coach would get frustrated with my play he would say, "Hells bells Boyd, can't you do better with/at...." Our best player, Larry Turpen, earned a scholarship to play ball at IU. Some of my fondest memories are the years in high school and Coach Small and Mrs. Small were 2 reasons why. Jennifer and Douglas, you had great parents. God bless you in your grief and may He give you extra strength to work through this great loss.

Elaine Ballew - February 22, 2021
May you now be at peace with your husband. Prayers and love for your entire family as they mourn the loss of your beautiful soul.

Charlie Passauer - February 21, 2021
Jen, I'm so sorry to hear about Niola's passing. She was such a lovely lady and I'm very thankful that I was able to spend some time with her some years back. You and your family are in my prayers! Love, Charlie

LORETTA J BEAR - February 20, 2021
So sorry for your loss. I will always remember our friendship

Tony Wilson - February 19, 2021
Ni always remembered my birthday and sent a card. I will miss her.

Beth Rutledge - February 18, 2021
Jennifer and Doug,It has been many years since we have seen each other. Time has not taken away the memories that we hold of your parents and for you. God Bless. Beth and Mike.

Craig Nevitt - February 18, 2021
Doug and Jennifer, I'm so sorry to hear of Niola's passing. Dean and Ni were such great supportive parents to have! My deepest sympathy to you both and the family.

tami siewruk - February 18, 2021
those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday. Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved so missed and always dear. Fly my blue bird fly.

Rodney Villazor - February 18, 2021
To Doug and family, Our deepest condolences as you and your family grieve. The Villazors

Susan Weaver - February 17, 2021
Lived in the condo connected to hers. Enjoyed getting to know her during our years as neighbors. So very sorry for the loss to your family.

Carolyn Miner-Sparling - February 17, 2021
Jennifer and Doug, so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. We worked together in the surgery department at Tipton. My husband and I visited with her a couple years ago, after she moved to her new apartment. She was such a sweet lady and I enjoyed working with her. You have my sincere condolences. Carolyn Sparling

Denise Rhodes - February 17, 2021
Our deepest condolences from her Psi Iota chapter of Kappa Delta Phi sisters. We deeply miss her.prayers for her family. We are so sorry for you loss. Judy, Annette, Kay, Marlene, Sharon, Charlotte, Virginia, Barbara, Janet, Michelle, Denise and Jr member Emma. Prayers

Shayna Carnevale - February 17, 2021
Niola was such a special person. I just loved her personality and looked forward to spending time with her whenever she would come to town to visit Jennifer. Even though I haven’t worked with Jen in many years, Niola still, up and until even this last Christmas, always made a point to reach out to me on my birthday and holidays, to wish me well and catch up. May my dear friend, Ni, find peace in heaven with her loved ones that have been waiting for her and may those she left behind find the strength and healing required to carry on without her. All my love to you, Jennifer. I will be praying for you, Doug, sweet Niola and all of your family.

Denise Rhodes - February 17, 2021
My deepest sympathy on your loss. I really enjoyed my time with her. She was a sorority sister, Kappa Delta Phi, and my friend. She's an Angel now. ??????

Diana & Jim Dunn - February 17, 2021
We will miss your spirit and kindness. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to your family. Fly free Ni!! ??????

Joan Wilson - February 17, 2021
I have always loved Ni. I'm so sorry to hear this. Please know our wishes for peace are with you. Sadly, we cannot travel to IN to the service, but will strive to always honor her life.

Beth Irvin Reed - February 17, 2021
Prayers for Doug and Jennifer . Always a sweet lady spent many nights at her house growing up . Prayers of comfort for the days ahead.

 

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