Sandra J. Small, 74, of Pratt, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Ellsworth County Medical Center.

She was born on July 18, 1939 in Strong City, to Arnold and Lila (Campbell) Carpenter. She married Guy Basil Small on Oct. 14, 1957 in Wichita. He preceded her in death on Nov. 4, 2002.

She was a homemaker and a Wal-Mart employee. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Pratt and she graduated from Derby High School.

Survivors include three sons, Ron Small of Ellsworth, Lonnie (Colleen) Small of Medicine Lodge, and Roy (Gina) Small of Winfield; four daughters, Vicki Ryan of Winfield, Rita (Gary) Thurber of Ellsworth, Christi (Dale) Bailey of Ellsworth, and Kathy Small of Wichita; 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers, David (Leslie) Carpenter of Independence, and Ernie Carpenter of Wichita; and one sister Francis (Richard) Stone of Wichita.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Guy Small; a grandson, Justin Martin; two granddaughters, Rachel and Heather Thurber and a brother, LeRoy Carpenter.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, at Calvary Baptist Church, Pratt, with Pastor John Kissell officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.

Memorials may be made to The Calvary Baptist Church in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be left at