Karen Elizabeth Day, 74, adored wife, mother, grandmother & great-grandmother was called home to be with Jesus her Savior on August 13, 2016. A longtime Baker resident who was born Feb. 8, 1942, in Natchez, MS, she is survived by her best friend & husband, Thomas M. Day, & is preceded in death by her parents Edgar Bailey Wroten, Sr., & Ruth Albritton Wroten, & her brother-in-law Harold Pitre.
A caring elementary teacher for years, she served the Lord in numerous capacities in church ministry including as a faithful couples Sunday School teacher & as National Day of Prayer Coordinator. She was a tireless prayer warrior who took great joy investing in the lives of her grandchildren.
She is also survived by her brothers: Edgar B. Wroten, Jr. (Marilyn) & Wayne Wroten (Mary); her sister-in-law Shirley Pitre; her sons: Jeffery Day (Robin); Jason Day (Terri); Douglas Day; & David Day (Nathalie); her grandchildren: Joshua, Jordan, Joannah, Cessily (Davey), Stephanie (Michael), Nathen, Natalie, Cayden, Zach, & Micah; her great-grandchildren: Benson, Bohen, Paisley, & Meelah; & numerous nieces & nephews.
Pallbearers will be her sons & grandsons.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Rd, Baker, LA, on Wed., Aug. 17, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Visiting will continue at Baker Funeral Home on Thurs., Aug. 18, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until funeral service at Noon. The graveside service & burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Baker, LA. Reverend Jesse Bourgoyne will officiate the services.
Perfect, she was not, but to those of us that loved her, a saint God surely gave us, & we were truly blessed! Family & friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Day of Prayer @ http://www.nationaldayofprayer.org.