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Hattie Jane Day

February 15, 1935 October 29, 2019
Hattie Jane Day
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Mrs. Hattie Jane Downey Day, 84, of Nelson, VA entered eternal rest on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, South Boston, VA.

Mrs. Day was born in Granville County, NC to the late Samuel and Mary Royster Downey. She attended the schools of Granville County, NC, and was a member of Grassy Creek Baptist Church in Oxford, NC. Mrs. Day was a former employee of Russell Stover Candies. She was an avid basketball fan, enjoyed word search puzzles, and was a Rummikub Champion.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Oliver Day; two brothers, Davie and Samuel Downey, Jr., and two sisters, Effie Satterwhite and Lucy Downey.

Cherishing her memories are one son, Lawrence Edward Day (Carolyn) of Nelson, VA; three sisters, Wilma Howard of Oxford, NC, and Marie Satterwhite and Margaret Brown both of Baltimore, MD; one brother, John Albert Downey of Durham, NC; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Downey of Oxford, NC and Lillian Downey of Durham, NC, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Hattie Jane Downey Day will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Wharton Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, Nelson, VA with Rev. Glenn Faulkner delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Public viewing for family and friends will be held on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M.

Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Clarksville, VA.

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Public Viewing




10:00 AM 11/1/2019 10:00:00 AM - 6:00 PM 11/1/2019 6:00:00 PM
C. H. Harris Funeral Home

5717 Hwy 58
Buffalo Junction, VA 24529

C. H. Harris Funeral Home
5717 Hwy 58 Buffalo Junction 24529 VA
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 11/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Wharton Memorial Missionary Baptist Church

57 White House Road
Nelson, VA 24580

Wharton Memorial Missionary Baptist Church
57 White House Road Nelson 24580 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Wharton Memorial Garden Final Resting Place

Highway 49 South
Nelson, VA 24580

Highway 49 South Nelson 24580 VA
United States

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