Velma “Sally” R. Day, 83, of W. Morgan St, Green Springs, OH passed away surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the home of her daughter in Green Springs. She was born on February 8, 1930 in Adams Township, the daughter of Clifford and Pearl Mae (Weihl) Lee, Sr. She was a 1950 graduate of Green Springs High School.
Sally married Clayton Day on August 25, 1951 and he preceded her in death on January 9, 2006. She worked as a Clerk at Bob Smith’s Drug Store which later became the Village Store in Green Springs for many years. She was a member of Green Springs United Methodist Church.
Sally volunteered as a Police Dispatcher for over forty years in Green Springs. During that time she worked for Earlie Lee and Charlie Horne III who were both Chief of Police. Sally was given a Proclamation Award by the Mayor of Green Springs on March 9, 2013 which proclaimed every March 9th as “Sally Day” Day. She had also received the Citizen of Green Spring Award several years ago. Sally tended to her family who always came first in her life. She enjoyed watching her grandson in his sporting events and her great grandchildren’s many activities.
Sally is survived by her children, Michael (Gail) Day and DiAnn (Lew) Kimmet; brother, Earlie (Eleanor) Lee, all of Green Springs, OH; grandchildren, Amanda (Nathan) Morrison, Green Springs, OH, Lindsay Etulain, Hanford, CA, Tyler (Jordan Depew) Kimmet, Green Springs, OH; great grandchildren, Jack, Abram, Katelin, Ty and Ava; several nieces and nephews; step grandchildren; Alexandra and Ashleigh Osterling.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clayton Day; siblings, Milan Lee, Ada Mae Gittinger, Iva Laux, Jenny Sherman and Clifford Lee, Jr.
Visitation: Friday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday from 11:00 am until Noon at Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 211 N. Broadway St, Green Springs, OH.
Service: Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Noon at the funeral home with Pastor Christine Tobergte officiating.
Burial: Green Springs Cemetery
Memorials: Hospice of Memorial Hospital, Green Springs United Methodist Church or the Humane Society of Sandusky County.Print Obituary & Condolences