Savanah Marie Hepler

January 20, 2003 ~ December 29, 2021

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Savanah Marie Hepler, 18, died Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi.  The funeral will be Monday, January 3, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. Fish Robinson officiating.  Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 12:00 noon in West Hall of Waller Funeral Home.

Savanah was a senior at Lafayette High School in Oxford, MS.  A gifted musician, one of her favorite classes was choir with her beloved teacher, Mrs. Hannah Gadd-Ardey.  Savanah was Section Leader and sang solo in the choir’s recent Christmas concert.  However, her artistic talent was not only limited to music.  Savanah also loved art class with her teacher, Mr. Thomas Grosskopf.  She drew and painted beautiful pictures, often working with acrylic paints. Whatever creative outlet Savanah chose, she always poured her heart into it.  Her teachers and her mother, Phyliss, were so proud when Savanah was accepted into the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia.  Savanah had a sweet and loving spirit, and positively impacted every person she met.  She enjoyed taking care of and spending time with her young nephew, JoJo.  Savanah is preceded in death by her father, Joe Hepler.

Savanah is survived by her mother, Phyliss Couch of Harmontown, MS; her step-father, John Billingsley of Harmontown, MS; a sister, Elizabeth Hepler of Harmontown, MS; a brother, Dylan Couch of Harmontown, MS; a nephew, JoJo Hepler; grandparents, Mack and Roxanne McGranahan of Terre Haute, IN and Robert and Kathy Couch of Terre Haute, IN; a grandmother, Anita Billingsley of Harmontown, MS; as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Expressions of sympathy or memorial contributions in Savana’s memory may be made to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852, or online at


Monday, January 3, 2022 12:00PM – 2:00PM

West Hall at Waller Funeral Home
419 Hwy 6 West
Oxford, MS 38655


Monday, January 3, 2022 2:00PM – 12:00AM

Waller Funeral Home & Cremation Services
419 Highway 6 West P.O. Box 1200
Oxford, MS 38655

1 thought on “Savanah Marie Hepler”

  1. Dear Helper family, I’m sorry for your loss and you have my deepest condolences. The loss of a loved one brings great pain and sorrow but you can gain comfort from Gods word the Bible. Acts 24:15 says “There is going to be a resurrection” so you can see your dear loved one again. A promise from our loving Heavenly Father. I hope this was a source of encouragement for the family.


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