Grundy County Herald

Follow Us On:

Test Pushdown

Obituaries – 12/12/13

Posted on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 2:40 pm

SAVAGE, DONALD, EARL, 80, died on December 3, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio surrounded by his family. He was born in Palmer, Tennessee on July 17, 1933 to Pearl Stockwell and Jesse Lawson Savage, who preceded him in death. He graduated from the University of Tennessee’s College of Engineering in 1957, and went on to start his own consulting civil engineering firm, and later, an environmental services firm.  He was a member of St. Paul’s Anglican Church. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marian Vogt Savage and their four children: daughter, Sharon Amato and her husband, Rick and their children: Melana, Patrick, and Sean; daughter, Susan Savage Amodeo and her husband, Vincenzo; son, John Savage and his wife, Mary Pat and their children: Jackson and Ben, and daughter, Stephanie Savage Swischuk and her husband, Michael and their children: Owen and Ella; and his brother, Richard Savage and his wife, Anna and their family. Funeral services were held Saturday, December 7 in the funeral home chapel. Burial was at Brown’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the PDSNOKI (Parkinson’s Disease Support Network Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana) 1205 Linneman Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45238 or the charity of your choice. Arrangements were made by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, TN.

SHRUM, KEVIN, RUSSELL, age 37, of Tracy City, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord Sunday, December 1, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. He was a 1995 graduate of Grundy County High School, a manager at Sequatchie Valley Propane, and a member of Myers Hill Congregational Methodist Church. He is survived by his loving wife Carrie Curtis Shrum; sons, Jacob Russell Shrum and Damon Bradly Shrum; parents, Donald Shrum of Tracy City, TN and Ginger Corder of Estill Springs, TN; brother, Donald “Ernie” Shrum of Huntsville, AL; sisters, Susie Shrum VanFosse of Monteagle, TN and Christy Argo of Tracy City, TN. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 3 at Myers Hill Congregational Methodist Church with Reverend Dennis Rollins and Reverend Joe Sanders officiating. Burial was in Coalmont Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.netArrangements were made by Foster and Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, TN.   

PARTIN, LORI, ANGELA, age 33, of Nashville, TN, died Saturday, December 7, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. She was born January 12, 1980, in LaGrange, Texas, worked as a seamstress and was a member of Set Free Ministries. She was preceded in death by an infant baby, son Scott Partin, and her mother Jeannine Scullin Hawkins. Survivors include her father A.J. Hawkins, siblings Suzanne Dickson, Douglas DeLand, Donald Abbott, Dennis DeLand, and Juanita Hall, and her fiancée Robert Motes; and many other family members and friends. Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 11, at People of the Living God Church with Bro. Alfred King officiating. Interment was at Homeland Acres Cemetery.  Arrangements were made by McMinnville Funeral Home, McMinnville, TN.