Barbara  Savka


Barbara Savka, age 80 of Cucumber, WV died Thursday, July 4, 2019 at her home.
Born February 2, 1939 at Cucumber, WV, she was a daughter of the late Rufus and Virgie Prater Boothe. She was the founder of the former House of Hope in Squire, WV.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Savka; six brothers, Guy Boothe, Don Boothe, Joe Boothe, Bud Boothe, Clifford Boothe, and Harold Boothe; four sisters, Phyllis Boothe, Hazel Boothe, Daisy Moore, and Frances Spainhour.
She is survived by a special son, Larry Moore and wife, Sandra of Winston Salem, NC; sister in law, Willie Lee Boothe of Pinnacle, NC; special friends and caregivers, Walter and Diane Johnson, Josephine Mitchell, Crystal Blevins, many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM with Pastor Arnold Marrs officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
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Published on July 6, 2019
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2 posts

Lelia Boyd
Jul 09, 2019
Always a joy to speak with
Carrie Hess Kinyon
Jul 07, 2019
I was so sad to hear of Barbara's passing. We grew up together in Cucumber. Rest In Peace Barbara.