Annabel A. Savage, 78, of Independence, MO, passed away October 26, 2008 at the home.

Annabel was born November 2, 1929 in Clarinda, Iowa, the daughter of John S. and Bertha Belle (Gray) Stephens. She worked for S & L Electric in Independence until retiring. Annabel was a member of the Christian Church of Gravity, Iowa. She was an avid genealogist and homemaker.

Annabel was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Doyle E. Savage, in January of 2007.

Survivors include 1 son, Robert J. Savage and wife Julie of Indep, MO, 1 daughter, Susan Keleher and husband Dan of Sibley, MO., 4 grandchildren, Alisa & Micah Keleher and Cassie and Joel Savage., 1 great-grandson, Micah, Jr. and her beloved dog, Sam.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions to The Groves Hospice, 1515 White Oak, Indep, MO, 64053.

Family graveside service will be noon, Thursday, October 30, at Washington Cemetery in Gravity, Iowa. Arraignments are under the direction of New Salem Funeral Home & Cemetery, 816-796-8600.