Elizabeth Wilkes Savelle
Services for Elizabeth Wilkes Savelle, 86, of Chula, were 3 p.m., Sunday, April 26, 2009, at Ochlocknee Baptist Church. The Rev. Dennis Norman officiated and interment followed in Ochlocknee City Cemetery. Mrs. Savelle died April 22, 2009 at Phoebe Worth Medical Center in Sylvester.
Born February 12, 1923, in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late John Monroe Wilkes, Jr. and Lucy Simpson Wilkes. On April 7, 1956, she married Julian Morris Savelle, who precedes her in death. Mrs. Savelle was a homemaker and an active member of Ochlocknee Baptist Church.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Amy Savelle of Watkinsville; daughter and son-in-law, Deena & David Hood of Chula; grandchildren, Heather, Anna and Patrick Savelle of Watkinsville, Tyler, Katelyn and Kelsey Hood of Chula, brother Monroy Wilkes and nephew Wilkes Banks.
The family received friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the church before the service. Guests may sign the online guest register at www.allenfh.com.
Printed in the April 30, 2009 Edition