Gladys R. Savage
Portsmouth - Gladys Ruth Savage, 80, was called home to be with The Lord on June 29, 2014. Gladys was born on August 18, 1933 to the late Moses and Estella Clark in Norfolk County. She was a wonderful and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was co-founder of Healing Temple Church in Portsmouth where she labored faithfully. Church and family were her passion.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years Bishop John R. Savage Sr, three sons, Robbie (Carletha), Bobby (Pamela), and John Jr. (Felecia), one sister Doris Lamb, one brother Earl Clark, six grandchildren Anthony, Darryl, Tracey, Ashley, Devon, and Jonoven, five great-grandchildren Alivia, Antonia, Chase, Mason and Dorian, and a host of nieces and nephews. Her homegoing service will be held 11am Monday July 7, 2014 at Healing Temple Church 505 Rapidan St., Portsmouth, VA. Interment will follow at the Albert Horton Cemetery, Suffolk, VA. The family will receive guests at Corprew Funeral Home, Sunday from 2-5pm.