Savage, Irene “Teenie”

Savage, Irene “Teenie”

Tennie provided assistance in cooking and serving many dinners and lunches at the fairgrounds.  

Irene Blanche Thompson Savage, 80, of Mount Airy, formerly of Gaithersburg, died Sunday, Nov. 23, at Montgomery General Hospital. She was the wife of Charles J. Savage. 

Born Nov. 9, 1917, at Mount Airy, she was a daughter of the late R. Bruce and Etta Clay Wagner Thompson. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church. 

Mrs. Savage was a life member of the Montgomery County Agricultural Center and a member of the Farm Bureau. She was also on the Southern States Farm House Advisory Board. 

Surviving besides her husband are two daughters, Fritz Sipe of New Windsor and Bim Bradshaw of Woodbine; four sons, Donald Savage of Mount Airy, Jerry L. Savage of Culpepper, Va., C. Ronald Savage of Thurmont and R. Bruce Savage of Hedgesville, W. Va.; 21 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marian Main of Frederick. 

Mrs. Savage was predeceased by a grandson, Rick Savage; two brothers, Arthur Thompson and LeRoy Thompson.

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