Retha Savage Caine

Published 10:46 pm Friday, March 15, 2013

Mrs. Retha Savage Caine, age 96, peacefully departed this life on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Sentara Obici Hospital. She was born on Feb. 13, 1917, in Tarboro, N.C.



Retha was a faithful member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church and retired from Planters Peanuts.

She leaves to cherish her memory, three daughters, Myra C Waters, Belinda Caine and Sheila Mclellan, and one son-in-law, Deacon John C. Waters; one brother, Theodria Savage, of Maryland, and two sisters-in-law, Mary Savage, of Suffolk, and Louise Savage, of North Carolina; several grand- and great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Ms. Caine will be on view at the funeral home on Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m., and the family will greet guests from 5 to 6 p.m.. A funeral will take place on Monday at noon at Pleasant Union Baptist Church, and she will be laid to rest at Carver Memorial Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy and flowers may be extended to the family at

Professional funeral arrangements are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home Inc.