April 6, 1939 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 80)
Mamie Savage was born on April 06, 1939 along with her twin sister, Amy, to the late Minister Jack and Mother Elnora Savage in Middleton, Tennessee. She gained her heavenly wings on November 14, 2019 at Pine Meadows Healthcare Center. Her two sisters, Amy Mckinnie and Ethel Higgs, preceded her in death.
Her funeral service was held on Saturday November 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Zion Temple Worship Center with Elder Wendell Sain in charge. Burial was in the Crisp Cemetery and Dixie Funeral Home (www.dixiefuneralhome.com) was in charge of the professional service.
Mamie and her siblings grew up in the rural area between Middleton and Bolivar, Tennessee, and attended the public schools of Hardeman County, Tennessee.
Mamie was introduced to Christ by her devout parents who were members of the first Holiness Church in Hardeman County; Zion Temple #1 COGIC, founder, the late Elder Tommie McTizic. It is now known as Zion Temple Worship Center COGIC and the pastor is Elder Wendell K. Sain.
As a young adult, Mamie moved to Chicago, IL. There she was employed as a waitress for a time. She later started her own house Cleaning service which continued until she returned to Tennessee.
Mamie was a faithful member of True Way Apostolic Faith Church under the leadership of Pastor Neely Dotson while living in Chicago.
In 1992, Mamie relocated to Tennessee and reunited with the church of her youth, Zion Temple #1, under the leadership of Elder Lazarus Lake. She served faithfully in the choir, the mother’s auxiliary, and any area that needed help. Mamie enjoyed sewing, cooking, and tending her flowers. She supplied child care services for working mothers who were in need of assistance, this she enjoyed immensely.
Mother Savage’s transition leaves many memories for her daughter, Ms. Eva Mae Savage, and her son, Mr. Lamont Savage; her grand daughter, Ms. Lakesha Savage, a great granddaughter, Janiah Savage all of Bolivar, TN. A special friend, Mr. DeWitt McMorris of Chicago, IL; Ms. Debra McMorris of IL and Ms, Ella Mckinnie of Bolivar, TN whom she embraced as daughters, also Keosha and Tyrone as her grand children. A host of nephews, nieces, other relatives, and a church family who will forever cherish pleasant thoughts of Mother Savage, and will miss her quiet and humble.
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