Monty J. Small (3/6/1943 - 1/8/2018)

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Services for Monty Jack Small, 74, of Tyler will be held on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Stewart Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Very Rev. M.L. Agnew officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Tyler under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.

Mr. Small passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Tyler. He was born March 6, 1943, in Houston to Jack M. Small and Naomi Marwilsky Small.

Monty graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1966 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. During his long career, Monty had many accomplishments which included Tyler Builder of the Year, Tyler Realtor of the Year, Mineola Chamber of Commerce president, Mineola Kawanis Club president, Board of Directors of Mineola Community Bank and creator of a very successful fundraiser for the City of Mineola, "The Chili Cook-Off." He retired from the Mineola Community Bank.

Monty was preceded in death by his parents; his sons, Russell Phillip Small and Jack Randolph Small; and his brother, Don Small. He is survived by his loving family including his beloved wife of 54 years, Mary Eleanor Wilson Small; brother-in-law Randolph K. Wilson and wife Paula; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Curtis, Tommy Campbell, Moody Miller, Jack Holiday, Randy Hopkins, C.K. Baker, Carey Woods and Don Whitus. Honorary pallbearers will be The Board of Directors of Mineola Community Bank.

Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway, in Tyler.

If desired, memorials may be made to The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, 75701, The Children's Miracle Network, 100 E. Ferguson, Ste. 800, Tyler, 75702, or the S.P.C.A. of East Texas, P.O. Box 132899, Tyler, 75713.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Feb. 11, 2018
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