Emma Fay Savage, age 95, of Terrell, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed peacefully away on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at her home. Funeral Services will be 2:00P.M. Friday at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with burial to follow in Rockwall Memorial Cemetery in Rockwall. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4:00P.M. – 6:00P.M. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers for the service will be Tommy Lamb, James Lamb, Herman Lamb, Tyler Lamb, Austin Lamb, Trace Swindell, Adam Lamb
Emma Fay Toland Savage was born on December 25, 1925 in Eldorado, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Mr. Joseph Theodore Toland, who passed in 1963 and Gracie Ima Kingery Toland, who passed in 2005. Emma married Floyd Savage in 1943 and he preceded her in death in 2007. She was also preceded in death by her stillborn son, Floyd Gene in 1946; son, Johnny Savage in 1993; five brothers, Raymond, Lewis Gene, Bill Monroe, Claude Edgar, and William; and sister, Janie Mae. Mrs. Savage loved to sew and was an incredibly talented seamstress. She made clothes for herself and family. She also loved to quilt and was an exceptional cook. Emma also taught herself carpentry skills and hand built a beautiful cabinet which has become a lovely family heirloom. She also loved to garden and grew her own vegetables to can. Emma collected many things, but coins and stamps was her favorite. Mrs. Savage lived during the depression era and developed a knack for repurposing, reusing and recycling items.
She is loved and will be missed by her daughter, Linda Swindell and husband Douglas of Terrell; Brother, Joe Arron Toland of Terrell; Grandchildren, Herman and wife Melonee of Terrell, James of Terrell, Tommy of Gilmer, Douglas Tracy Wayne of Terrell, Jennifer Savage and wife Christa of Sherman, Angela Rene Savage of Dallas and Amanda C. of Terrell; 11 great grandchildren, Tyler, Austin, Adam, Amanda, Trina, Meloney, Lisa, Jonathan, Cameron, Antonio, Anastia, Havyn, Skyla, Letty, Revan, Jayms and her K9 kid, Buddy.
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