Posted on Oct 23, 2013 - 02:22 PM

Susan Rawls Small, 72, of Newport News, passed away Oct. 18, 2013 at Shore Lifecare in Parksley, Va.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Cora B. and Paul V. Rawls; brother, James Rawls, and sisters, Joyce Neal, Gwen Goard and Sheila Wyatt.

She is survived by her brother, Paul W. Rawls; her daughters, Roxanne February and Amy Small; her granddaughter, Chelsea Countiss, and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held in Oak City, N.C., at a future date.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by the Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Va.