Mary Elizabeth Day
Mary Elizabeth Day
  • May 27, 1938 - September 11, 2017
  • Grapevine, Texas

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Mary Elizabeth Day, 79, of Grapevine, TX died peacefully in her home surrounded by loved ones on Monday, September 11, 2017. Visitation for Mary will be on Thursday, September 14th from 6-8pm at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home in Colleyville, TX. Services will be on Friday, September 15th at 1pm at First Baptist Church of Irving officiated by Anthony Ball and then laid to rest in Bluebonnet Hills Cemetery in Colleyville TX.

Prior to her passing, Mary was a long time resident of Irving, TX where she raised two children, Kevin and Karrie. Mary was a prayerful and faithful servant of the Lord. She attended First Baptist Church of Irving where she made many long time friends. She provided for her family as she worked for Cornwell Quality Tools as the Dallas Branch Manager for over 30 years.

Mary’s beautiful life began on May 27, 1938 in Hale County near Hale Center, TX with her birth to parents W. Johnnie Wilks and Sara Marguerite Dennis Wilks. The family later moved to Floydada, TX where she graduated high school in 1956.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Bobbye Laverne Norris of Carlsbad NM; and brother, Keith Dennis Wilks of Tulia TX.

Survivors include her two children and their spouses, Kevin and Connie Day of Euless TX; Karrie and Ernie Koester of Grapevine TX; and three grandchildren, David Day, Kalli Koester, and Emma Koester.

She will be dearly missed.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Irving, 403 S. Main St; Irving, TX 75060