Melvin L. Savage, 71, of Billings, Montana, formerly of Albuquerque, died Monday evening, October 4, 1999, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings. The son of George and Jewell (Coonfield) Savage, he was born in Los Angeles, California on July 25, 1928. Survivors include his children, Brenda Williams of Virginia, Darla Pike of Texas, Jennifer Burgess of Colorado, Sandy Lightfield of Montana, Dwight Hughes of North Dakota, and Randy Savage, Tom Savage, and Mona Juve, all of New Mexico; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jaenene on January 6, 1997. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 12, in the Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe. Berardinelli Mortuary of Santa Fe has charge of arrangements.
Published on: Wed October 06, 1999