Martha Perwanner (Graves) Day

October 15, 1940 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 79)

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Beloved wife and mother, Mrs. Martha Perwanner Graves Day age 79 was called home to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday April 28, 2020 at Green Valley Campus of Cone Health in Greensboro, NC.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Julius Graves and Mrs. Pauline Haith Graves; sisters, Ida Mae Randolph (Ray), Erline Harris (Thomas); brother, John Allen Graves, 1 niece, 2 nephews and 1 great nephew.

Left to mourn her loss is her husband, Monroe Day, children, Belinda Burnette (Bill), Julies Lea (Crystal) and Lawanner Lea.  Step-children, Cecelia Allen, James Day and Cynthia Graves.  Sister; Coline Graves; Brothers, J.D. Graves (Linda) and William Graves; 1 aunt, Bessie Haith, twelve grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.


The family would like to extend a special "Thank You" to the Jeffries Cross Baptist Church Family, the Maple Grove Baptist Church Family, her friends and neighbors for keeping her lifted up in prayer for years.  Thank You to Moses Cone Hospital Staff and Select Specialty Hospital Staff for the care given to her.  We thank everyone for your thoughts, prayers and condolences. 

Due to the restrictions of COVID-19 and our efforts to keep everyone safe, there is a limited amount of family members that will be permitted to attend, however we invite you to watch the live-stream the services on Wednesday at 12 noon.

There will not be any public viewing for Mrs. Martha Day.




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Funeral Service
May 6, 2020

12:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Live Streamed Services
May 6, 2020

12:00 PM

Video is available for this event

Private Interment

Jeffries Cross Baptist Church
2015 Jeffries Cross
Burlington, NC 27217

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