Easter Day 88 of Logan went to be with the Lord on Friday July 1, 2011 at Trinity Healthcare of Logan following a sudden illness. She was born May 14, 1923 at Marrowbone a daughter of the late Polly and Harrison Newsome. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by one son Hobert (Deloris) Day, two daughters Belvia (Donald) Blankenship and Brenda Sue Maynard, three sisters Tennessee Bowe, Virginia Tackett and Ada Adkins, two brothers Hayse Newsome and Dodge Fitch, six grandchildren Ruby Day, Tammy Brewster, Samantha Browning, Jamie Blankenship, Hobert Day Jr. and Belinda Saunders, two great grandchildren Billy Joe Webb and Brittany Evans. Mrs. Day was a christian of the Pentecostal Faith (Jesus Name).
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She loved her family and friends dearly and was loved by many family and friends.
Survivors include two sons Clyde (Kay) Akers of Holden and Billy Ray George of Logan, three daughters Betty (Bill) Carter of Mill Creek, Linda (Leslie) Evans and Donetta (Roosevelt) Allen both of Logan, 28 grandchildren: Josh Allen, Clyde Akers Jr., Bradley (Denise) Akers, Brian Akers, Donald (Lisa) Blankenship, Dennis (Lynn) Blankenship, Dale Blankenship, Thomas Brewster Jr., Sambo Browning, Caleb Browning, Billy (Angie) Carter, Matt (Jodi) Carter, Troy (Tasha) Day, James (Cheryl) Day, Dougie Day, Dennis Evans, Keith Evans, Steven Evans, Justin George, Jay Stewart, Alissa (Tom) Adkins, Alana (Dewayne) Baisden, Tammy Day, Tracy Evans, Cynthia (P D) Hileman, Crystal Holsenbeck, Joann (Eli Estepp Companion) Webb and a very special granddaughter Amber Workman, 41 great grandchildren, 34 great great grandchildren, one special friend Sophia L. Workman and two caregivers Selena Burgett and Lisa Roberts.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday July 6, 2011 at 12:00 P.M. at the James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Damon Murphy officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby. Visitation will be from 6-9 P.M. Tuesday July 5, 2011 at James Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Donald Blankenship, Jay Stewart, Matt Carter, Ronnie Toler, Ernie Nelson and Bradley Akers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Josh Allen, Brian Akers, Clyde Akers Jr., Roger Workman, Billy Carter and Sambo Browning. Online condolences may be sent to www.jamesfh.com. James Funeral Home of Aracoma is in charge of the arrangements.