Roylynna LeeAnn Day, 48, of Richmond, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at University of Missouri, Columbia, after a hard-fought battle with breast cancer.
Roylynna was born on Feb. 7, 1972, in Richmond, the daughter of Roy Cecil and Cynthia Lea (Hargrove) Worrell. She was united in marriage to Charles “Andy” Day, of Henrietta, on Oct. 17, 1992; he survives of the home.
Additional survivors include a son, Charles “Kyle” Day of Richmond; daughter, Shelby Lee Day (Jimmy Ashby) of Richmond; grandson, Brentley Ashby; brother, Roy Cecil Worrell II, of Kansas City; mother and father-in-law, Charles and Rita Day of Henrietta; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and sisters-in-law also sur-vive.
She was preceded in death by her parents and stepfather, Wade Brock; grandmother, Barbara “Granny” Allen; and grandparents, Hattie and Cecil Worrell.
Roylynna was raised as an Army brat at the locations where her father was stationed, which included Texas, Iowa, Washington and Germany. She returned to the Richmond area in the eighth grade and graduated from Richmond High School. Roylynna started working at Walmart in high school and worked there for several years after graduat-ing. She also worked at the U.S. Bank in Richmond, babysat at home, and in the elementary school cafeteria. Most people recognize her from the Ray County Courthouse, where she worked as clerk in the criminal division of the Ray County Circuit Court for the past 12 years. Roylynna was a member of the Henrietta First Baptist Church, the Henrietta Park Board and the Alpha Alpha Chi Sorority. Roylynna’s hobby was “junking” or antiquing. She loved camping and attending all the kids’ functions. The highlight of her life was her grandbaby. She will be missed dear-ly by all who knew her.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the donor’s choice or the American Cancer Society. They can be left at or mailed to Thurman Funeral Home, 507 E. Main St.-P.O. Box 190, Richmond, MO 64085.
Funeral services occurred at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond. Vis-itation occurred from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at the funeral home.
Burial took place in Richmond Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Please remember to share your memories of Roylynna with the family by visiting www.thurmanfuneralhome.com.