Marlene Joan Savage


Mrs. Marlene Joan Savage, 88, of Chincoteague, passed away Dec. 16, 2021, at her residence. She was born on Chincoteague Island on July 16, 1933, a daughter to the late Harry and Margaret (Maginnis) Taylor.

She was a member of Union Baptist Church, Daughters of Ruth Sunday School Class, and Order of Eastern Star Accomack Chapter # 62.

Marlene is survived by her loving daughter, Belinda Sue Savage, of Chincoteague Island; grandson, Randy Savage, and his wife, Amanda, of Chincoteague Island; great-grandson, Zander Savage, of Chincoteague Island; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David Louis Savage Sr.; son, David “Petie” Savage Jr.; brother, Elwood “Oakie” Taylor; and three sisters, Lillie Bush, Regina Hulsey, and Annie Dawson.

Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at 2 p.m. at the Union Baptist Church, Chincoteague Island, with the Rev. Kevin Eley officiating. Interment was held in the Downing Cemetery in Oak Hall.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Union Baptist Church, 6365 Church St., Chincoteague Island, VA 23336.

Services are entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home Inc. on Chincoteague Island.

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