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By Eric Shields

'Miss Virginia' made the Community Better

Community mourns the loss of a 'quiet but powerful' woman


Last updated 2/15/2021 at 11:48am

The Rev. Keith Moore / Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church

Virginia Day

"Virginia Day was very committed to the community," Donna Gority, former Blair County Commissioner, said.

"Miss Virginia was a pillar in the community," said the Rev. Keith Moore of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

"She was always willing to help," said Bill Sweet, vice president of the Blair County Chapter of the NAACP.

Virginia Day passed away Jan. 27 at the age of 76.

Day was known for her community involvement. She served on both the local and national boards of the YWCA. She was a founding member of WISE women of Blair County and served on the board for many years. She served on t...

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