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Nicolette "Nicki" Walker Savage

Nicolette "Nicki" Walker Savage, 74, died on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Rocky Mount, N.C. after a long courageous battle against Alzheimer's disease. Nicki entered this world in Meridian, Miss. on Aug. 4, 1943, as a beautiful and loving person. She carried those and so many more beautiful qualities and blessing throughout her life. She lived a Christian life and set that example for her children and grandchildren as well as others who knew her. Her quiet and reserved demeanor complimented her amazing personality. She was the epitome of a beautiful southern lady.
As a young girl, she acquired a passion for sewing and crafts from her grandmother. She perfected those skills throughout her life. She had amazing skills for interior decorating as evidenced by the beautiful settings in her home. She was an exceptional cook and seamstress and she passed those passions down to her daughters. She especially enjoyed reading and traveling. She had an accomplished 20-year career in civil service, Department of Defense.
Nicki met her husband to be in 1964 and they were married on March 5, 1965. They were blessed and two beautiful daughters and four grandchildren.
Nicki's parents Hugh E. Walker and Annice Collums Walker preceded her in death. Surviving her are husband Durward (Duke) Savage; daughters Traci Savage Culverhouse (husband Tony Culverhouse); Indy Savage Chesis (husband Barry Chesis); granddaughters Kate Culverhouse and Annie Culverhouse; grandsons Zeke Chesis and Caleb Chesis; brother Larry Walker and nephew Ian Walker.
A memorial service in celebration of her life will occur Saturday, Jan 13, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Englewood Presbyterian Church, Rocky Mount, N.C. Visitation with family and friends will follow after services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's North Carolina, www.alznc.org. Special thanks to Cottage Staff of Spring Arbor, Rocky Mount, N.C. and Hospice Care, Nash General, N.C. We will always carry the memory of your loving care in our hearts.
Cornerstone Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Savage family and words of comfort may be shared at www.cornerstonefuneralhomeandcremations.com Cornerstone Funeral Home 1052 South First Street, Nashville, NC 27856.
Published on January 12, 2018
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