Glendon Day

Thursday, March 1, 2007

James Glendon "Sonny" Day, 95, of Scott City died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, at Jackson Manor in Jackson.

He was born Feb. 18, 1912, at Swinton, Mo., son of Lecil Alonzo and Ella Alice Lee Grayum Day. He and Ruby Marie Bruhl were married June 20, 1936, in Cape Girardeau. She died May 24, 1987.

Day was a former construction supervisor at Lonestar and a former mayor of Illmo. He was a member of Illmo Baptist Church, member and former worshipful master of H.O. Grauel Masonic Lodge in Cape Girardeau.

Survivors include a son, James Day of Caseyville, Ill.; a daughter, Delores Wilkerson of Scott City; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

There is no visitation.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau, with the Rev. Bob Herring officiating.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.