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Vera Eugenia Day

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Vera Eugenia Day, 94, of Columbia, who passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at The Grove Nursing Home. Interment will be at Pine Burr Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Allen Turnage and Bro. Don Armagost will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Hathorn Funeral Home.

As a long-time resident of Marion County, Mrs. Vera worked as a seamstress and loved quilting. She enjoyed flowers and gardening, and as a long-time member she taught the Ladies Sunday School Class for over 50 years at Pine Burr Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Cornelius & Lula Chapman; her Husband of 60 years, Lloyd Day; one Daughter, Dorothy Thornton; two Sisters, Dessie Burge, Evie Herrin; one Brother, Norman Chapman.

She is survived by her three Daughters, Jeanie Polk (Louis), of Columbia, Joan Bullock, of Columbia, Mary Llyn Sones, of Columbia; five Grandchildren, Drewe Llyn Jeffcoat (Raymond), of Magee, Terry Thornton (Debbie), of Flowood, Lisa Amacker (Brad), of Petal, Ben Sones (Becky), of Oak Grove, Cindy Shields (Chris), of Columbia; 15 Great Grandchildren; and 6 Great Great Grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Terry Thornton, Brad Amacker, Chris Shields, Zack Dyar, Forrest Cawley, and Raymond Jeffcoat.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Vera Eugenia Day
November 14, 1923 - June 1, 2018





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