Mr. Keith Small, age 41, of Dothan, Alabama passed away Monday, July 13, 2020.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 11 AM at Gates of Heaven Cemetery.
Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 12 PM at Gates of Heaven Cemetery.
Keith Small was born September 9, 1978 to Shirley Reaves and Anthony Clark of Dothan, Alabama.
Keith accepted Christ, at an early age, and was baptized at Burdeshaw Street Missionary Baptist Church. He, later, joined Trinity Baptist Church and was a member of Grace Community Church at the time of his passing. Keith received his education in the Dothan City School System and was a member of the Dothan High Class of 1998. Keith was employed with Dennis Lee Furniture. Early in life, Keith found the passion of sports. Being an avid sports enthusiast, he loved all sports, but most importantly he loved the Los Angeles Lakers and Alabama Crimson Tide. His love for sports motivated him to volunteer his free time to local and city teams as a coach and assistant coach; devoting his time and knowledge of the sports he so dearly loved.
Keith departed this life on Monday, July 13, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Jimmie Small, Thomas (Louise) Clark; aunts: Emma Lee Small and Seletha Small; uncles: Bobby, Jimmie, and Frank Small; and Mother and Father-in-law: Mary and John McGriff.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his mother: Shirley Reaves of Dothan, Alabama; father: Anthony Clark of Dothan, Alabama; devoted wife: Kristy McGriff Small; three sons: Keyshon, Kobe, and Kayden Small all of Dothan, Alabama; two daughters: Payton Small of Headland, Alabama and Addyson Small of Blakely, Georgia; brother: Franklin McWilliams of Dothan, Alabama; sisters: Monique Small of Las Vegas, Nevada, Shannon Small of Atlanta, Georgia and Rainbow Clark of Alexander City, Alabama; Maternal grandmother: Willie Bell Small of Dothan, Alabama; loving aunts: Dorothy Cogman of Dothan, Alabama, Mamie (Benjamin) McCory, Mary (James) Carroll, Sametha Colvin, Twanda Small all of Dothan, Alabama and Rosie Fields of Jacksonville, Florida; Desmond Clark of Dothan, Alabama; supportive uncles: Henry (Marcia) Small and Ernest Small both of Dothan, Alabama, Steve Small of Columbus, Georgia and Mark Small of Atlanta, Georgia; four nephews: Trey Buggs and Cadence McWilliams of Dothan, Alabama, Sherrod Ware and Gregory Jones of Atlanta, Georgia; two nieces: Ahryion and Addisyn Barrow of Las Vegas, Nevada; sisters-in-law: Sherry McGriff of Dothan, Alabama, Tracey (Tony) Holt of Cowarts, Alabama, Jacqueline McGriff and Addie McGriff of Atlanta, Georgia; brothers-in-law: Stanley McGriff of Gordon, Alabama and John (Diane) McGriff of Malone, Florida; and a host of cousins and friends.
Keith was a true friend to his friends: Shannon Bush of Atlanta, Georgia, Kenyatta Reed, Allen Reeves and Cornelius Bennett all of Dothan, Alabama. Thank you to a special nurse: Lisa Nixon.
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