Joyce Faye Savage, age 72, was called home Thursday, May 26, in Beaumont. The service to celebrate her life will be Tuesday, May 31, at 2:00 pm at Calvary Baptist Church in West Orange, Pastor David Millner officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 pm Monday, May 30, at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Chaffe, Mo. on July 6, 1943, Joyce was adopted at an early age by her beloved parents the late Lillian Ramsay Glasgow and Robert Wiley Glasgow. Raised in Pasadena, she moved to Orange where she raised her family and spent most of her adult life. She retired from West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District as the cafeteria manager and was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church. Nothing gave her more pleasure in this life than spending time with her family and friends.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; husband Tommy Savage; sisters Tybitha Wood and Glenda Fountain and brother Charles Bishop.
She is survived by her son Robert Wheat, Jr. and wife Sarah of Killeen; daughter, Rebecca Bradley and husband Ron of Orange; son, Randy Wheat and wife Erin of Bridge City. Also surviving Joyce are her sister, Alta James and husband Benny of Spicewood; brother, Randy Glasgow and wife Liz of Cleveland; brother Bobby Bishop of Waco and sister Georgia Mae Snyder and husband David of Toledo, Oh; 11 grandchildren, Joshua Wheat, Kaleena Patrick, Jeffery Furlough, Leia Bandeau, Josiah, Jimmy and Jillian Marks, Kade Wheat, Reilly Shaw, Candice Bradley and Roni Bradley; six great grandchildren, Zach Wheat, Jaelyn and Keeton Bandeau, Sadie Patrick, Zane Furlough and Brianna Wheat.
Pallbearers are her nephews Robbie, Greg and Scott James and Shane, Ryan and Casey Glasgow. Honorary pallbearers include her grandsons Joshua Wheat, Jeffery Furlough, Jay Bandeau and Kade Wheat.