Shirley Trussell Savage, 82, of Warren, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at the Wagon Place Nursing Home.

She was born Nov. 22, 1930 in Bradley County a daughter of the late Otis Trussell and Bathy Stuard Trussell. She was co-owner and operator starting in 1965 of Savage Grocery, Lumberjack Dairy Bar and Lumberjack Saw Company. She was a founding member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a graduate of the Hermitage Public School System.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Ernest “Mutt” Savage; and a brother, James Allen Trussell.

Survivors include Mike Savage and Terry Savage of Sumpter and Tracy Savage† of Warren; a sister,† Wanda Lou Fuller of Ruston, La.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Frazer’s Chapel with the Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Burial will follow in Outlaw Cemetery under the direction of Frazer’s Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from noon until service time today at Frazer’s Funeral Home.

Published: 12/09/2012