Annetta Kay Day 1942 - 2009 Dallas
A memorial service for Annetta Kay Day, 67, Dallas, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway. Private burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Day died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at the Baylor Medical Center in Dallas after a long illness.
She was born Aug. 16, 1942, in Kingman, the daughter of David and Cora Cowan.
Mrs. Day was a teacher and a counselor. She earned a bachelor’s degree in special education and a master’s degree in counseling, both from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. Mrs. Day founded King’s Crossing Academy, a private school for boys with deficit disorder learning disabilities. In 2003, she retired and came back to Kansas to become a house director for the Sigma Chi fraternity for three years. She later returned to Texas, and made her home in Dallas.
Mrs. Day was an active member of the Salem Lutheran Church and enjoyed helping students with disabilities further their education.
She married Eugene Day in 1963 in Houston. He preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by her father.
Survivors include, a daughter, Kimberly Quade and husband Charles, Dallas; three grandchildren, Cicely, Sydney and Brady; and her mother and a brother, Austin Cowan, both of Lawrence.