Mrs. Carol Annette Blanton Day, age 75, of Wilmington, NC, died Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.
She was born in Columbus County, NC, on August 28, 1936. She attended the Pine Valley Church of God from her youth, and worked at the Wal-mart store in Monkey Junction, in the shoe department, where she had many friends which loved and cared for her.
Mrs. Day was preceded in death by her parents, John A. Blanton, March 13, 1984; her mother Esther Lee Nobles Blanton, March 27, 1991; her husband David Norman Day, December 12, 1990; sister, Elizabeth Jeanette Blanton Sullivan, March 27, 2010; and her only grandchild, David Thomas Day, March 7, 1997.
Surviving are her son John David Day of Charlotte, NC, her foster sister Dorothy S. Todd; her niece Candace Sullivan Weaver and husband James of Wilmington, NC; her nephew Gary Clarence Sullivan of Wilmington, NC; niece Renee Chaundra Sullivan of Atlanta, GA; her brother-in-law Clarence Sullivan of Wilmington, NC; two other grand nephews that she raised as her grandchildren, James Robert Groome of Atlanta; and Cory Steven Groome of Wilmington, NC, her uncle C. D. Nobles of Pennsylvania; and other cousins, nieces, and nephews that were no less important to her because they were not named here.
Visitation will be at 1:00PM on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, at the Pine Valley Church at 3810 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington, NC.
Funeral services will follow at 2:00PM with the Reverend Jerry Smith and Reverend J.D. Simmons officiating.
Interment will follow at the Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Strickland, Tim Kuenstler, George Kuenstler, Rodney Williams, Joe Smith , and Nathan Branch.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403. 910.791.9099