Originally created 01/03/06

Mrs. Elizabeth Savage (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Elizabeth "Liz" Portwood Savage, 71, loving wife of 53 years to Calvin "Doc" Savage entered into rest Tuesday, January 2, 2006 at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Hatcher, Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Pastor Billy Atkins officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Robbie Bates, Mike Prather, Joey Savage, Reed Eubanks, Bobby Niven and Tim Browning. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Agape Sunday School Class and the SMART Club. Other survivors include her son, Joey Savage and his wife Renee of Evans; daughter, Debbie Real and her husband William Real, Jr. of Augusta; brother, Paul Portwood of Augusta; sister, Caple Stewart of Griffin, GA; four grandchildren. Mrs. Savage was born in Hephzibah, GA to the late Paul E. and Nellie P. Story Portwood. She was a member Fleming Baptist Church, Agape Sunday School Class and the SMART Club. The family said she was a loving devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved the Lord, her family and church. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to Fleming Baptist Church Building Fund 3027 Peach Orchard Road Augusta, GA 30906 or the Care Pregnancy Center 1298-1/2 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Hatcher, Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 3, 2006