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Mary Elizabeth Savage

Mary Elizabeth Savage, 75, formerly of Commerce, passed away peacefully in Dallas on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

She was born on August 9, 1942, in Louisiana, the daughter of George and Lois Gibbs Jenkins.

She retired as an employee of ETSU (now Texas A&M Commerce) after 30 years of service. Mary was an avid Cowboys fan, and a member of Mt. Moriah Temple Baptist Church in Commerce.

Two daughters are left to treasure her memory; Bridgett Sims (Trent) of Dallas, and Charlotte Savage also of Dallas. Other survivors include grandsons: Bobby Phifer, Bryan Phifer (Kasey), Bradley Savage, Evan Savage, Turner Cooper and granddaughters: Natasha Brown (Jamil), and Christain Relford.  Mary also leaves behind 15 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Those who greeted her upon her passing include her parents, two sons: Cecil Savage and Robert T. Savage, and four sisters: Quincy Pannell, Francis Pitts, Mavis Hayes, and Leslie Hayes.

Memorial service will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Jones-Walker & Son Chapel with Reverend Larry Dixon and Shaun Pannell serving as officiants.

Author: Staff Reporter

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