Flora Day

DAY, Flora Irene, 73, of Wheeling, W.Va. died Sunday, June 23, 2013 at home.

She was born on August 14, 1939, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Bill and Marie Myers. She was a school teacher for over 40 years with Marshall County School System. She was a member of the Eastern Star, the White Shrine, the past Queen of the Daughter’s of the Nile, the Ladies of the Oriental Shrine, the past Grand Royal Matron of the West Virginia Order of the Amaranth, the West Virginia Teachers Association, and PEIA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Chuck Mercer; her second husband, John U. Day; and her grandson, Jason Poling.

She is survived by two daughters, Diana (Randall Ezell) Swearengin, and Brenda Miller; one son, Rick Mercer (Amy Coen-Mercer); one brother, Bill Myers; seven grandchildren, Charles, Cindy, Tia, John, Christine, Allison, and Ayden; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, where the Order of the Eastern Star service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling, with Amedysis Hospice Chaplain, Rev. Thomas Mathes officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com.