Martha Belle Day
2014, at the Watauga Medical Center. Mrs. Day was born April 18, 1927, in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Oney Ray Johnson and Ella Mae Bryan Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Baptist Church.
Mrs. Day is survived by one daughter, Betty Day Norris and husband, Keith, of Boone; one granddaughter, Karen Idol and husband, Larry, of Boone; two sisters, Anna Mae Miller and husband, Thomas, and Jean Bumgarner and husband, Billy, all of Boone; one brother, Howard Johnson of Boone; and one sister-in-law, Faye Johnson of Boone. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Day; one brother, Don Johnson; and one sister, Judy Johnson.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church. The body will lie in state at the church from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.
Officiating will be the Rev. Sonny Hagaman and the Rev. T.J. Jackson. Burial will follow in Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 9, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Hampton Funeral Service. At other times, friends may call at the residence, 1240 Meat Camp Road, Boone.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 128 South Tryon St., Suite 1588, Charlotte, N.C. 28202 or to the American Diabetes
Association, 1300 Baxter St., Suite 150, Charlotte, N.C. 28204.The family respectfully requests no food.
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Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.