Nellie Mae DayMar 29th, 2011 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Mrs. Nellie Mae Day, 91, died March 24, 2011, in Madison.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Sunday, March 27, 2011 in the chapel of Beggs Funeral Home in Madison with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville.
The family received friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Big Bend Hospice.
She was born and raised in Greenville. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State and began her teaching career first at Sirmans School, then Greenville Elementary School, retiring after 34 years. She was a member of St. Johns Baptist Church in Greenville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Day, and her daughter, Lenora Edmonston.
She is survived by two sons, Morris Day (Sarah) and Shelby Day (Suzanne) both of Greenville; a daughter, Nellie Hamrick (Dan) of DeFuniak Springs; three sisters, Irene Waldroff, Gussie Joyner, and Corine Simmons, all of Greenville; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
Beggs Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.