Obituary

VERNA PARTIN DAY

Verna Partin Day, 90, Andersonville, went home to be with her heavenly father at her residence Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022. Verna was a licensed minister of Gospel Light Church of God and worked in many churches since she gave her heart to the Lord on Liberty Street in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1955. She was a Sunday school teacher and youth leader for many years. She had a nursing home ministry, jail ministry, did missionary work in Kenya and Jamaica, and had a radio broadcast with WGLH in LaFollette on Saturdays. Throughout her life she loved cooking, gardening, sewing, family gatherings, reading her Bible, and writing scripture. Verna will be remembered as a Christian woman who loved her family but most of all Jesus. She was preceded in death by: Husband, Arthur Day Sr.; son, John Samuel Day; parents, John Jackson and Catherine Green Partin; brothers, Harold Partin, Bill Partin, and Jack Partin; sisters, Irene Partin and Betty Graves. She is survived by: Sons, Pastor Glenn Day and wife Norma of Rocky Top, Mark Day and wife Melissa of Lake Wylie, S.C., and William “Billy” Bryant Day and wife Tammy of Jacksboro; daughter, Doris Day McBride and husband Ed of Jacksboro; grandchildren, Steven Day and wife Ashleigh, Christy Hibbler and husband Justin, Caleb Day and wife Josie, Sean Doney, and Tyler Doney and wife Whitney; great-grandchildren, Constance Day, Hunter Hibbler, Berklee Day, Emmalynn Day, Leighton Doney, Emma Claire Blackwell, and Meelah Doney; sister, Nancy Tackett; brother, John Lewis Partin and wife Glenna Lois Partin; several nieces and nephews The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. Her funeral service will immediately follow in the chapel with the Rev. Ron Wagers officiating. Verna’s graveside will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at Norris Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com