Joe Savage, 83, of Jackson died Oct. 9, 2008 at a health care facility.
He was a native of Gainestown. He was affiliated with Good Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church in Gainestown and was a former Mason. He was a farmer and a traveling salesman.
Survivors include one daughter, Jackie Fields, Mt. Vernon; one sister, Mary Lee Nix, Jackson; a caregiver, Toni Papis, Gainestown; four-grandchildren.
The service was Oct. 14 at Andrews Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson. Burial was in Good Hope AME Church Cemetery in Gainestown.