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Obituary for Bettye Savage (Dent)

Bettye Savage (Dent)
Bettye A. Savage, 82 of Sparta, Tennessee went to be with her Lord whom she loved, adored, and served on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at her home.

Bettye was born Tuesday, June 25, 1935 in White City, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Bessie (Fletcher) Dent.

Bettye was a pastor's wife who served 58 years with her husband Ray. She served on the Kentucky district Nazarene missions council. Bettye was a representative for her local church at general assemblies, district assemblies, mission conventions, and served as a faithful Sunday school teacher. Bettye was a devoted wife, loving daughter, loyal sister, wonderful mom and a kind and caring grandmother and great-grandmother.

Bettye is survived by:

Husband of 58 years: Ray Savage of Doyle, Tennessee

Son: Ed II and Jenny Savage of Wildwood, Missouri

2 Grandchildren: Sarah and James Joseph II of Ypsilanti, Michigan
Grace Savage of Trenton, Georgia

2 Great-Grandchildren: James Paul Joseph III
David Benjamin Joseph

Sister: Rema Meeks of Whitwell, Tennessee

In addition to her parents, Bettye was preceded in death by: 3 Sisters: Lulene Ament, Marie Thomas, Opal Tate; 4 Brothers: Alfred, J.D., Lewis, and Jimmy Dent

Celebration of Life for Bettye A. Savage will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery in Doyle, Tennessee.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, March 16, 2018 and Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9:00 am until time of services at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.
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