Patsy Ruth Day

February 23, 1931 – August 2, 2017

Patsy Ruth Day, age 86, of Gatesville, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Scott’s Funeral Home. Burial was held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Adams Cemetery, in Burkett, TX. Patsy was born on February 23, 1931, in Cross Plains, Texas, to the late John Aiken and Irene Simpson Aiken. She married Nattie “Rusty” Day on March 3, 1949, in Coleman, TX. They enjoyed 66 years together. Patsy was very involved in the Izoro Community and the School Creek Baptist Church. Patsy’s dishes were the first to be eaten at the pot-luck dinners. She loved life on the ranch and spoiling her grandkids most of all. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Nattie Ray Day; sisters, Dorothy, Alice, Velmam, Dean and Zalie; and brothers, Jack and Frank. Patsy is survived by her sons, Don Day and wife, Ronda, and Vernon Day and wife, Janice; granddaughter, April Day; grandson, Steven Day; and great-grandchildren, Christopher Steven Day, Stetson Bowmen and Holton Bowmen. Memorials may be made to The Big Sting, c/o Velvet Jaynes, 3417 Imperial Dr., Gatesville, TX 76528.

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