Zirdarn Jeanette Savage

Sunrise: January 10, 1953

Sunset: October 30, 2020

On October 30, 2020, Zirdarn Savage departed this life to go to her eternal life. She was born January 10, 1953 to Essie and Otis Bennett in Greenville, North Carolina. She last worked for General Electric before becoming disabled. Even while struggling with her illness she kept a smile on her face.

She was a kind hearted and loving person always focused on the Lord and his goodness. Zirdarn was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend. She opened her heart and home to anyone in need following the path of Jesus and his teachings. Her house was often the hangout for her family and friends. She’s gone to be with her savior now. No more pain.

Her favorite scripture was Psalms 23.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Essie and Otis Bennett; brother, Otis Bennett Jr.; sisters, Clara Faltz, Kathlean Body, Sylvia Knight and ArnethiaTurner.  leaves to cherish her memory: her husband, Eddie Savage Sr.

and two sons, Maurice Savage (Naomi) for Elizabeth City, NC and Eddie Savage Jr (Shameeka) of Portsmouth VA, ; five sisters, Essie Bennett, Nancy Eley, Regina Eley, Janet Eley and Ann Pearson; two brothers, Michael Eley and James Eley, 16 grandchildren, 9 great grand children and a host of other relatives and friends.


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    Latoya Whitehead says

    I am so glad that I got too spend wonderful Years with you grandma cookie you will be truly missed you was amazing woman please continue to look down on us because god has gotten a beautiful kind hearted person gone but never forgotten love and miss you grandma cookie

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