Jeanette Louise Small, 73, formerly of Moro, Ill., died on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at The Courtyards of Berne Village, in New Bern.

Jeanette Louise Small, 73, formerly of Moro, Ill., died on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at The Courtyards of Berne Village, in New Bern.

She was a homemaker and interior designer, and volunteered at Highland Animal Shelter and at local schools teaching children about the blind and their guide dogs. She was the president of the Board of Directors for Impact, where she was also a counselor, and also was a Torch Lighter for United Way.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Small and Robert Small; one daughter, Cara Schobert; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 4 p.m. Sunday at the home of her son Michael, at 25 Cherokee Drive, Havelock.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Seeing Eye, P.O. Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375.

Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.