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Ms. Theora Virginia Savage

May 10, 1931 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 89)

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Ms. Theora Virginia Savage, 89, departed this life on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at home in Hampton, VA with her daughter and son-in law by her side.  
 


Theora was born on May 10, 1931 in Tillery, NC to the late Theo and Emma Savage.  In 1940 the family relocated to Newport News, VA where Ms. Savage continued to reside until her move to Hampton in 2002 to live with her daughter and son-in-law.

 

​Theora was a loving mother who devoted her life to raising her children and caring for her family and friends.  She was affectionately known by her middle name and simply as Miss Virginia to the younger generation of neighbors, friends and coworkers.

 

​Theora accepted Christ early in her life and had been a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Newport News, VA.

 

​Left to cherish many memories of her are daughter Evangeline Savage of Washington, DC, daughter and son-in-law Frances and Isaac Brown of Hampton, VA, son John Knight of Woodbridge, VA, granddaughter Tiffany Gresham (Daniel), great granddaughter Karter Gresham, and great grandson Ethan Gresham of Fredericksburg, VA, and former daughter-in-law Carlas Henderson-Knight.

 

 

​A viewing for Ms. Savage will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, July 13, 2020 at C. C. Carter Funeral Home LLC., a funeral will be held 11:00a.m. Monday, July 13, 2020 at C.C.Carter Funeral Home.Inc. by Pastor John Wilson.

 

Interment will take place at Hampton Memorial Gardens, 155 Butler Farm Rd, Hampton VA.

 

​The family request that all in attendance wear face masks and adhere to social distancing guidelines.

 

It is the desire of the Savage family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

 

The family of Ms. Theora Virginia Savage has entrusted her final care to the staff of C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.

 

 

 

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Services

Viewing
Monday
July 13, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
C.C. Carter Funeral Home
3314 Roanoke Ave
Newport News, VA 23607

Funeral Service
Monday
July 13, 2020

11:00 AM
C.C. Carter Funeral Home
3314 Roanoke Ave
Newport News, VA 23607

Interment following funeral service
Monday
July 13, 2020

Hampton Memorial Gardens

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