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Marissa Arie Savage, age 27,

Marissa Arie Savage, age 27, of Lillie, Louisiana passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones at her home on Saturday, April 4, 2020.  She was born September 13, 1992 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas to William Britton Hatcher and Candace Luane Young.

Marissa was a teacher by profession.  She was employed by El Dorado School District as a 5th grade science teacher.  She loved her students dearly and brightened everyone’s day. She enjoyed going to the gym, fishing, and spending time with her husband Chris. They enjoyed woodworking together.  She loved her family and enjoyed playing with Gavin and Jaxson. 

She is survived by her loving husband and best friend Chris Savage and stepsons Gavin and Jaxson, her mother Luane Young, her father Britt Hatcher (Destini), her sister Tori Hatcher, her grandparents Bill and Nita Hatcher of Paris, Arkansas; her father-in-law Stephen Savage (Jan); her mother-in-law Pat Montgomery (Randy); sister-in-law Ashley Smith (Hayden) and a host of nephews, cousins, and friends. 

Marissa was preceded in death by her grandparents J.D. and Carol Young and a cousin Kyle Young.

A Private Family graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 3 PM at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello, Arkansas.

Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville.  501-982-3400. 

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85 Comments

  • Barbara Newton Posted April 7, 2020 3:09 PM

    So very sorry for your loss! Praying for you and your family.

  • Elisa Adair Posted April 7, 2020 3:16 PM

    My love and prayers are with you

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:03 PM

      Love you too!

  • Heather Mullins Posted April 7, 2020 3:19 PM

    You are in my prayers. So very sorry for your loss.

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:05 PM

      Thank you!

  • Leann Catlett Posted April 7, 2020 3:20 PM

    My heart hurts for y’all. Praying for strength.

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:04 PM

      Thank you!

  • Liz and Gary Horne Posted April 7, 2020 3:24 PM

    She was a beautiful young woman. My heart breaks for her family. Prayers always…

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:06 PM

      Thank you! I pray fo y’all also!

  • Ed, Marilyn, Staci, and Skyler Rietman Posted April 7, 2020 3:29 PM

    We are so sorry for the loss of Arie. Many fond memories from long ago. Praying for all of the family.

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:06 PM

      Thank you! Yes we have awesome memories missing her every second!

  • Westin Downey Posted April 7, 2020 3:39 PM

    I miss her I remember everyday when we got computers out i would ask right before class if I could pick them up and she would say yes and I would show her all my drawings

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:10 PM

      Thank you! She was so cool like that ! She loved you kids, she talked about y’all all the time and couldn’t wait to get back to school to be with y’all ! So be strong & when you go back to school make Mrs Savage proud! 🌻

  • Libby Rangel, (AKA Aunt Bea) Posted April 7, 2020 3:48 PM

    Your are my first neice. I remember how tiny hou were when you came home. I remember the first time I held you. I remember the times we shared and the laughter we shared. Thank you for all the joy you brought me. I’ll never forget you or the elephant salt and pepper shakers you brought me just because Dec 19, 2019. I love baby! Kiss Kyle, Gram, Pawpaw and all our other loved ones. I’ll see you some day. Love Aunt Bea

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:10 PM

      Thank you! Love you.

  • Toni Catlett Posted April 7, 2020 4:06 PM

    Prayers for you all during this time. I pray Gods blessing and protection over you all and that he gives you strength. Love and hugs

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:12 PM

      Thank you we need it we are so lost but I do know she is with the Lord !

  • Coach Patti Hill Posted April 7, 2020 4:18 PM

    So glad that I got to know Marissa during her internship in Morrilton. A fine young lady and an excellent educator. Prayers for her husband and family. Coach Patti Hill Morrilton High School Volleyball

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:12 PM

      Thank you!

  • Regina (Case) Mills Posted April 7, 2020 4:20 PM

    So sorry to hear about your daughter. Praying for you and your family during this time.

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:13 PM

      Thank you we need all the prayers !

  • Jerry and Janice Fulmer Posted April 7, 2020 4:25 PM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family!!!

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:14 PM

      Thank you!

  • Mary Donaldson Posted April 7, 2020 4:34 PM

    I am so sorry for your loss!

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:14 PM

      Thank you!

  • Brian & Tonya Johnson Posted April 7, 2020 4:43 PM

    We are so sorry for your loss. We’re heartbroken for you all. Please know that we are thinking about each and every one of you and saying so many prayers for you all as well. Love you all….. ❤️🙏🏼

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:14 PM

      Thank you we just still so shocked ! 🖤🌻💔

  • Lynsie Hice Posted April 7, 2020 4:45 PM

    💔

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:15 PM

      🖤🌻💔

  • Debbie Roberts Posted April 7, 2020 4:46 PM

    Our love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:15 PM

      Thank you!

  • Vicki Churchman Posted April 7, 2020 5:10 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart is broken for the family. My prayers for all of the family during this difficult time.

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:16 PM

      Thank you!!

  • Janet Mitchell Posted April 7, 2020 5:30 PM

    My love and prayers go out to you all during this difficult time. Our loss is heaven’s gain.

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:17 PM

      Thank you, sure do miss my angel 🖤🌻💔

  • Henry and Toni Frederick Posted April 7, 2020 5:31 PM

    Prayers for all the family at this time. She will be missed, love you all.

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:17 PM

      Thank you!

  • Marita Cooper Posted April 7, 2020 5:44 PM

    Prayers for comfort, peace and strength at the great time of lose. I remember her when she was real little and we live on 3rd street below the hill from you Britt and Luane my heart breaks and I will pray cause I know this is a hard time. Marita Cooper

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:18 PM

      I know so hard to believe we are still so shock & over welled! Thank you sweet words!

  • Kelly Becker Posted April 7, 2020 5:48 PM

    So sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers! God gained a sweet beautiful angel!

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:19 PM

      Thank you yes he did missing her like crazy! 🖤🌻💔 thank you for beautiful flowers!

  • Marcia Schluterman Posted April 7, 2020 6:51 PM

    Prayers for the family🙏 So sorry for your loss.

    • Luane Posted May 13, 2020 11:20 PM

      Thank you! 🌻💔🖤

  • Kala Simpson Posted April 7, 2020 7:02 PM

    So many memories of babysitting you and Tori when y’all were young! You will be greatly missed! Prayers for your family and friends!

    • Luane Posted May 13, 2020 11:21 PM

      Thank You ! Yes it just don’t seem real! 🖤🌻💔

  • Patty Wilcox Posted April 7, 2020 8:36 PM

    So sorry for your loss. The whole family is in my thoughts and prayers.

    • Luane Posted May 13, 2020 11:21 PM

      Thank you!

  • Judy Cooper Posted April 7, 2020 8:37 PM

    So sorry for your loss. My heart breaks just thinking of all of you. She was a sweet, friendly young lady that I can remember sitting by and talking to before and after volleyball games. Travis and I both have you all in our prayers.

    • Luane Posted May 13, 2020 11:23 PM

      Thank you yes just still so numb!

  • Claire Posted April 7, 2020 9:25 PM

    My name is Claire and Mrs.savage was my favorite teacher. I’ll miss her

    • Luane Posted May 13, 2020 11:25 PM

      Oh Claire she talked about you all the time! She loved each & everyone of y’all ! Thank you sweet girl! Praying for you another great awesome teach next year!

  • Bryannashaver Posted April 7, 2020 9:58 PM

    Praying for you and your family I’m sorry for your loss 😭

    • Luane Posted May 13, 2020 11:25 PM

      Thank you ! 🖤🌻💔

  • Jennifer Johnson Posted April 7, 2020 10:29 PM

    I am so sorry for your loss. I only met her once when her and husband was selling wood work at the Beautiful Mess in JC. She was so sweet and nice. I am praying for you and your family.

  • Denise Dickerson Posted April 7, 2020 10:36 PM

    So sorry for your loss, such a beautiful young lady. God be with you and yours.

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:28 PM

      Thank you!

  • Ma’Liah Muse Posted April 7, 2020 11:13 PM

    I loved Mrs.Savage I’m really sad that she died but my heart goes out to her🥀🕊 ~Maliah❤️

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:29 PM

      🖤🌻💔 thank you! I am sorry this happened too missing her so very much!

  • Ma’Liah Muse Posted April 7, 2020 11:46 PM

    I really loved miss Savage I wish I could just see her one more time that was my best teacher if I could I would do anything to save her but my prayers will always be going to y’all family🥀🕊💔

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:30 PM

      She loved you too she talked about how smart & how y’all would make a difference in the world someday! Thank you !

  • Yvonne Moffet Posted April 7, 2020 11:54 PM

    My heart breaks for u Luane loosing a child so young may the Lord help you all in this trying time.

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:30 PM

      Thank you!

  • Larry and Vivian Fox Posted April 7, 2020 11:59 PM

    We are so sorry. May God bless and comfort all of you.

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:31 PM

      Thank you !

  • lillie Akin Knighton Posted April 8, 2020 12:20 AM

    I know she will be missed! Blessings to the fsmily

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:31 PM

      Thank you & she is missed so very much!

  • Taylor Manuel Posted April 8, 2020 3:27 AM

    Thoughts go out to the family. Remember her from high school. So sorry for your loss.

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:32 PM

      Thank you !

  • JP Mobley Posted April 8, 2020 6:49 AM

    Our son Max was in Marissa’s home room class this year. He absolutely loved her. She was always so positive, upbeat, and encouraging. She knew how to wrangle in silly boys and make science fun and interesting for her students. We are praying daily for your family. She was a precious soul.

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:33 PM

      Thank you! She loved her students so very much I don’t know why the Lord took her! 🖤🌻💔please tell the kids to make her proud, make changes every time you can!

  • Tommy and Vicki Furstenberg Posted April 8, 2020 11:46 AM

    There are just no words…We will forever cherish our sweet memories of this precious soul…our prayers will continue for every member of this entire family…

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:34 PM

      Thank you! 🖤🌻😱

  • Marla (Gattis) Cruz Posted April 8, 2020 12:40 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember Arie when she was little. You are all in my prayers! ❤

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:34 PM

      Thank you! 💔🌻🖤

  • Carrie Elliott Posted April 8, 2020 2:14 PM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We love you all.

    • Luane.young ( Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 11:34 PM

      Thank you!

  • Joyace Akin Posted April 8, 2020 3:13 PM

    So young God be with the family…

  • Susan Carter Posted April 8, 2020 5:42 PM

    Many prayers are being sent your way Lou, Tori, Chris and sweet baby boys. I ask for the Lord to ease your pain with precious memories of Marissa. I pray that he wraps you in his loving arms until you see Marissa again in the sweet heavens. All my love and condolences

  • Kim Bolin Posted April 8, 2020 9:26 PM

    May God give each of you the peace that passes understanding, that only He can give. I’m so sorry for your loss.♥️🙏🏻

  • Krista Williams Posted April 8, 2020 10:55 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Marissa was such a sweet and caring young lady. Was a pleasure knowing her. Prayers for the family

  • STEVE PARSONS Posted April 9, 2020 5:28 AM

    I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH THE WHOLE FAMILY

  • Keith and Sherri Martin Posted April 9, 2020 8:57 AM

    Sherri and I are praying for Chris, Gavin, Jaxson, Britt, Luann, and all the Savage and Hatcher family members. Our heart breaks for Marissa’s family and friends. May God bring comfort and peace to everyone.

  • James & Tanya Gardner Posted April 9, 2020 10:15 AM

    Chris. Words can’t describe how our hearts are broken for you and the boys. Marissa was such a awesome woman who we are proud to have known. She sure loved y’all with all that she had. She will be truly missed. Thoughts and prayers to you all.

  • Hailey Jackson Posted April 9, 2020 2:15 PM

    She was a amazing teacher to everyone

    • Luane Young (Marissa’s mom) Posted May 13, 2020 10:43 PM

      Thank you! We are so very proud of Marissa !!

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