Donna Kay Day (70)

Grayville, Illinois
Birth: July 19, 1951
Death: July 26, 2021

Donna Kay Day, 70, of Grayville, Illinois, died Monday, July 26, 2021, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born July 19, 1951, in Grayville, the daughter of Kenny and Wilma (Goldman) Horton. She was married to Leland Jack “Blue” Day, and he preceded her in death on September 21, 2019.

She was a retired coal miner.

Survivors include mother Wilma Horton of Grayville; sons Kenny (Carman) Stone of Albion, Illinois, Mark (Wendy) Stone of Grayville; brother Jerry (Freida) Horton of Grayville; sister Anita Scarlett of Grayville; grandchildren Brandon, Blake, Kaleena, Haley, Garrett, Kaleb, Katlyn, and Tylan; and seven great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father, Kenny Horton; and husband, Leland Jack “Blue” Day.

In keeping with Donna’s wishes, her remains were cremated and no services are planned.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation: No Visitation
Service: No Service

10 thoughts on “Donna Kay Day”

  1. I’m so sorry to hear this. Always liked Donna and her family. Prayers will go up for this family. 😪

  2. Michael Treadway

    so sorry for your loss Mark and Kenny your mom always treated me like family and had some good times when you boys were young. spent a lot of time plying ball yard darts and camping on the river with her and your dad,, she always made me smile.. love you both and prayers for all the family uncle ted

  3. Steve Reynolds

    So sorry to learn of Donna’s passing. I still fondly remember when as young kids living across the road from Donna and Jerry, the many hours my sister and I spent playing together with the Hortons. May God bless your family during this difficult time.

  4. Norman Williams

    So sorry to hear this but she and i was the only ones that knew that we could count on one another she and i always referred to each other as my BFF (best friends forever) will miss our talks that we had many of in the last couple years we carry each other will miss her dearly but prayers for the family may she Rest In Peace now God bless her BFF Tommy 2 Toes !!!!

  5. Marlene Etheridge

    So sad to hear of her passing. She and Blu are so special to Kayne. They were both like his adopted grandparents. God bless her family

  6. Sorry to hear about Donna’s passing, we worked on the same face unit for a couple of years. We had a lot of fun! Best wishes to her family.

  7. Rest easy aunt Donna we love you and will miss you! prayers for the family

    Shawn & Brandy Keele
    & Family

  8. Rest in peace, you will be missed greatly. Prayers for your family. You were a great friend and co worker.

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