HICKORY Mrs. Lona Mae Caldwell Day, 76, of Hickory, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Carolina Caring in Newton, following a period of declining health. Lona Mae was born Sept. 6, 1942, in Catawba County, to the late Perry Caldwell and Carie Edna Cook Caldwell. She worked at Sherrill Furniture and was a member of Charity Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Eugene Day; and children, Jeff Day, Dennis Day, and Tracy Walden. Survivors include her son, Teddy Dewayne Day of Hickory; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Jessie Mae Hendrick; and numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, June 12, at 4 p.m., at Brookford Cemetery in Hickory. A memorial service will be held Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m., at Charity Freewill Baptist Church with the Pastor Jamie Simerly and Pastor Paul Grindstaff officiating. An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservices.com. Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the Day family.

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