Obituary - Jean Nathalie Small D’Anjou July 5, 1928 to November 14, 2018 Jean Nathalie Small was born in Georgetown, Guyana on July 5, 1928 to Ellen Priscilla and Gershom Urion Small. She was the 6th of their eight surviving children. A brother, Morris Small, died as an infant. Jean attended St. Angela’s Catholic School in Georgetown. Shortly after graduating school, she began working for the Brianna Shirt Manufacturing Company, and there began her interest in clothing. She became an expert seamstress.Jean fell in love and married Bobby D’Anjou in 1964.They were a beautiful couple who enjoyed entertaining and mentoring younger family members. In 1973, Jean migrated to the USA, where she settled in Brooklyn,NY. She became a Home Care Attendant and worked in that field with the Penn family in Manhattan for many years until her retirement in 1997. Never one to sit around however, Jean soon came out of retirement to work for Elizabeth (Liz) Holtzman, a New York City politician and former member of the United States House of Representati. She cared for Liz’s mom, Filia Holtzman, for several years until her decision to join her dear sister Esme Chung in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Jean was a member of the Tucker-Norcross Free Seventh-Day Adventist church where she enjoyed the close-knit fellowship of friends and relatives. She always had a gift and a smile to share with her family and was an integral part of our lives. Her love of music, her sense of humor and her great storytelling ability were well known in the family. Jean made her heavenly transition on November 14, 2018 in Snellville, Georgia. She leaves to mourn her passing, younger brother Richard Desmond Small, her only remaining sibling. Thirty six nieces and nephews, a host of great nieces and nephews, her sister-in law, cousins, the Penn family, church members, neighbors @ Applewood Towers and care team at Parkside Rehab, Our dearest Jean Nathalie Small D’Anjou, will be missed. Until we meet again, sleep peacefully Aunty Jean.

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  1. What lovely pictures of my dear Sister Jean. She was always so meek and demure. I truly loved her and look forward to meeting up with her when “many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 8:11). Prayers of comfort for the family. Lottie Walker

  2. Lynette Bollers ,Kurt Bollers,Kent Bollers,Troy Ann Bollers,Karl Bollers,Taryn Bollers,Kevin Ifill.Eternal Rest grant unto her O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her.May she RIP.Amen.

  3. Lisa, is this your aunt that you always talked about? I am so sorry for your loss. I will hold you and your family in my prayers.

  4. Jean was a much beloved part of our family for more than 20 years and we kept in touch after her retirement on her birthday and Xmas. She remains in our hearts and our memories and we send our deepest condolences to her family. May her memory be for a blessing. The Penn Family

  5. Thank you Auntie Jean for being us with your presence on this Earth. I will never forget the enjoyable moments I shared with you and especially with you and Grandma together. You brought such laughter to my heart and soul. Now you are reunited with your sister and other loved ones. Take care Auntie Jean, love you bunches!

  6. My Dearest Godmother, Thank you for blessing me with your presence throughout the years. Granny will welcome you with open arms. You will continue to be a part of my life through all you’ve done for me and my children. I love you so much and will miss you… Until we meet again, SIP. Love you always, Troy-Ann Bollers, Channing Bollers, Tevin Bollers and my grandson’s Matthew, Dakarai and Dijimon

  7. It breaks my heart to hear you have been called home but I understand God was ready for you even if we wasn’t. You have left your mark on this world and that I am grateful for. Rest In Peace auntie Jean
    Love always your niece and nephew
    Chenelle and Kenzel Bollers

  8. Thank you Auntie Jean for all the love and affection you gave me when I needed it the most. You had the best way of reading people and myself and knowing what they need. I love you so much you are truly be missed RIP my Aunty
    Say hi to uncle Boonie for me

  9. Family, Ms. Jean were my friend i will truly miss her, she had a beautiful quiet spirit,soft spoken beautiful smile,good neighbor.
    May GOD’S promises comfort you …
    May his love be your strength and your hope.

  10. To Lisa and family so sorry to hear about your Auntie Jean she was a very special person and will be missed May God continue to Bless you all

  11. Ms. Jean you were the best neighbor I could ask for; and I will miss you. You were the most loving Sister to Esme and you are such beautiful, kind and caring person. May your beautiful soul rest in peace.

  12. Aunty Jean,
    We are so blessed to have had you in our lives. We shared so many unforgettable times. We will cherish those memories forever.

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