Michelle Small, nee Brantford, 67, of Lorain, passed away unexpectedly on August 28, 2021 at her home. She was born October 21, 1953 in Lorain and was a life-long resident. She graduated from Admiral King High School in 1973. Michelle attended Greater St. Matthew A.M.E. Church in Lorain. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, shopping and cooking. She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Franklin Small Jr (Tonya) and Quentin Small (Laura); 5 grandsons, Quentin Jr, Quincy, Quinn, Quintavius “Tavy” and Quintavion and a granddaughter, Janaya Small; a brother, Roy Brantford (Denise) and other relatives and friends. Michelle was preceded in death by her parents, Orville Lee Brantford, Sr. and Marguerite Ann (Gaddy) Brantford and a brother, Orville Lee Brantford, Jr. A graveside service will be held Friday, September 17th at 1:00 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery.