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Dee Savage



Edith Delores Savage, known as Dee, passed away in Centerville on February 7, 2013 at the age of 78. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky on February 16, 1934 to Edna Louise (Vest) and Elmer King Jaggers.

She became the bride of Charles “Bill” Savage on July 22, 1950 in Louisville. The couple spent some time in California then settled in Centerville where they opened Bill’s Paint and Body Shop. Dee worked beside her husband as co-owner and bookkeeper. She also operated a day care center in Centerville for many years. Dee was devoted to the Lord and was a member of New Life Assembly of God Church. She loved quilting, gardening, doing stained glass creations and caring for her farm animals.

She will be missed by her children Sharon Ruth Wilkinson of Carson City, Nevada, John William Savage of Centerville, Janice Louise Gibson of Redding, California and Patti Kaye Savage of Goldendale; sisters Elaine Sutherland of Elizabeth, Indiana, June Kircher of Louisville, Trudy Patrick of New Caney, Texas and Dottie Hudgins of Willis, Texas; 15 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill on July 30, 2003.

After a private burial in Centerville Cemetery, a memorial service was held on Monday, February 11, 2013 at New Life Assembly of God Church. Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel handled arrangements.


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