OBITUARY

Opal Irene (Harris) Day

August 5, 1923September 25, 2020
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Opal Irene (Harris) Day, 97, of the Saron Community, went to live with her Lord and Savior on Friday, September 25, 2020. She was born on August 5, 1923 in Angelina County to Casper and Isabelle (Hollingsworth) Harris.

Mrs. Day was a homemaker and loved cooking for her family, quilting, sewing and listening to Gospel music. She was a member of Saron United Pentecostal Church and lived in the Saron Community most of her life.

Opal is survived by her daughter, Lois Windham; son and daughter-in-law, Troy and Sunny Day; sister and brother-in-law, Vernell and Charles Havard; 16 grandkids; 27 great-grandkids; 5 great-great grandkids; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse, Raybon Day; son and daughter-in-law, Ernest and Ruthie Day; son-in-law, Wayne Windham; grandson, Aaron Windham; sisters, Julie Fridell, Zula Smith and Ola Ross; and brother, C B Harris.

Pallbearers will be Dewey Windham, Adrian Windham, Darryl Day, Eric Day, Cody Day and Hugh Windham.

Honorary pallbearers will be her great-grandsons.

Opal’s family would like to express our greatest thanks to Amanda Allen with Heart to Heart Hospice for all her dedication, care and support.

Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 27, 2020 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Ronnie Frankens, Bro. Larry Thornhill, and Bro. Cary Modisett officiating. Interment will follow in the Dunk Havard Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time Sunday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Lois Windham, Daughter
  • Troy and Sunny Day, Son and Daughter-in-Law
  • Vernell and Charles Havard, Sister and Brother-in-Law
  • Opal was also survived by 16 grandkids; 27 great-grandkids; 5 great-great grandkids; and numerous nieces and nephews.


    She was preceded in death by her parents, Casper and Isabelle (Hollingsworth) Harris; spouse, Raybon Day; son and daughter-in-law, Ernest and Ruthie Day; son-in-law, Wayne Windham; grandson, Aaron Windham; sisters, Julie Fridell, Zula Smith and Ola Ross; and brother, C B Harris.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Dewey Windham, Active
  • Adrian Windham, Active
  • Darryl Day, Active
  • Eric Day, Active
  • Cody Day, Active
  • Hugh Windham, Active
  • Great-Grandsons, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 27, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, September 27, 2020

Memories

Opal Irene (Harris) Day

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Tommie J. Cassels Major

October 3, 2020

Dear Lois & family,
My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your mother. May your memories of her bring you comfort in the days ahead.

Ethelene Giles

September 26, 2020

A wonderful lady. My mom and dad loved both of them. I remember they had the only phone in Saron and they welcome everyone when they needed to use it. Their door was always open to all of us.

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