Brenda Joyce Caul Savage, 74, of Wilkesboro passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Rickards Chapel AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Richard Watts officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mrs. Savage was born Jan. 24, 1946, in Wilkes County to Anthony and Cynthia Marie Rouseau Caul. She retired from Tyson Foods and was a member of Rickards Chapel AME Zion Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Joe Campbell, and a brother, Reginald Keith Caul.

She is survived by her husband, Lavon Savage; two daughters, Yolanda Burgess and husband, Stephen, of Walnut Cove and Lola Porter of Statesville;  two sons, John Porter and wife, Staci, of Louisville, Ky., and Billy Campbell of Wilkesboro; and two stepsons, Terry Calhoun of Wilkesboro and Rashaun Calhoun of Wilkesboro; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; four sisters, Jacqueline Barber and husband, Marvin, of Wilkesboro, Deborah Carlton of Wilkesboro, Linda Howell of Wilkesboro and Maria Harris and husband, Ronald, of Wilkesboro; and one brother, Timothy Caul of New Philadelphia, Ohio.

Flowers will be accepted.

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