Sarah Ellen Day

Sarah Ellen Day, 82, of Quitman, MS, passed away on October 14, 2018, at Rush Hospital.  She was born on November 30, 1935, to John and Bessie (Kenny) Ford in Millry, AL.

Ellen is survived by her daughters, Teresa Day and Melinda Day; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Bessie Ford.

Visitation was held Wednesday, October 17, 2018, after 11:00 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman. Graveside services were held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 2:00 p.m. at the Shady Grove Cemetery in Millry, AL with Rev. Dennis Coats officiating.

Pallbearers were Jason Pippen, Rickey Pippen, Jack Stewart, Ronald Roberts and Keith Dyess.

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