Mrs. Savannah C. Drummond, 96, died January 29, 2013, in Colorado Springs, CO. She was a resident of Colorado Springs for 49 years. She was one of 3 children born to the union of Frank and Elizabeth (King) Mays (now deceased) in Colombus, GA on September 19, 1916. Mrs. Drummond married the late Calvin C. Drummond February 21, 1948. They were married for 54 years. She is survived by her daughter, Savannah K. Murphy, step-son, Gregory Croom, eight grandchildren: Arturo Drummond, SaRanda Murphy, LaKeshisa Murphy, Stacey A. Croom, Krystal S. Croom, Gregory Croom II, Craig L. Croom, Gregory C. Croom, six great grandchildren, one god-daughter, Shana Martin, her long time friend, Robbie J. Hardaway, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, brother, Smithie Hardaway, and sister, Mattie Ducksworth. There will be no public viewing. Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Friendship Baptist Church, 633 Dale Street, Colorado Springs, CO. Burial will follow at Memorial Garden Cemetery, 3825 Airport Road.
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Published in The Gazette from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8, 2013