Jack Nelson Day, 86, of Snellville passed away Friday, December 21, 2018. Born on Friday, April 15, 1932 in Elora, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Columbus T. and Exa Sorrow Day. Upon graduation, he entered the United States Army and honorably served for four years. In 1961, he married the love of his life, Edna Whitmire Day. They were married for 57 years. Jack retired from DeKalb County as the business license examiner after many years. Jack was a member and ordained deacon at Memorial Lighthouse Baptist Church in Stone Mountain, Ga. He loved playing checkers, The University of Alabama, and supporting his nieces’ and nephews’ numerous activities. Jack is survived by his wife, Edna Whitmire Day; brother Jesse Day of Alabama; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Albert and Ruby Mitchem of Stone Mountain. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 at The Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel 1040 Main Street Stone Mountain, Ga. 30086 with Rev. Paul Pittard officiating. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens in Snellville, Ga. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26 at The Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com. Wages & Sons 1040 Main Street Stone Mountain, Ga. (770) 469-9811

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  1. I love ❤️ you sweet Uncle Jack! ❤️ I will miss you forever! Thanks for always making me laugh and for seeing the best in me!

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with my precious friend Edna in this difficult time. May you find the strength to endure and be surrounded by friends and relatives to assist you.

  3. Edna,
    I am praying that Our Father will give you His all powerful love and strength right now and in the many many days to come.
    I knew what a very kind and sweet man Jack was. His smile would light a room.

  4. Edna. Just got to know you recently and just now (New Years day) I see this.
    My heart can’t tell how you feel as I’ve never experienced losing a spouse but I can imagine how you feel. My love and sympathy goes to you and loved ones.
    My love sent and I’m so glad I met you.

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