Mildred Mae Savedge

Published 8:05 pm Friday, January 15, 2016

NEWPORT NEWS — Mildred Mae Savedge, 91, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 at Riverside Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Daisy Savedge of Smithfield.

 Mildred graduated from Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg and retired from NASA. She was a member of Smithfield Baptist Church where she joined the chorus choir and then later became choir director for several years.  She later joined Hampton Baptist Church and the Virginia Choral Society. Mildred has been a resident of The Chesapeake for the past 24 years.

She is survived by numerous relatives.

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A life celebration service will be held on Monday, Jan. 18, 11a.m. in Colonial Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Donald Rhoton officiating. Burial will be private in St. Luke’s Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions can be made to the Virginia Choral Society, PO Box 1742, Newport News, VA 23601 or to The Chesapeake, 955 Harpersville Road, Newport News, VA 23601.
Service arrangements are in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, Carrollton, Smithfield, Isle of Wight and the surrounding communities. Family and friends are encouraged to share condolences and remembrances at