Janet Utsey

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Funeral services for Janet Utsey, 76, will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Bro. Ray Still will officiate. Interment will follow the services at Dew Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday with the family present from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Utsey passed away on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the Teague Nursing Home. She was born on August 28, 1941, in Lucas County, Iowa, but grew up in California. She married Nathan Utsey and shared over thirty-five years of marriage together. Mrs. Utsey spent most of her life in Houston before moving to Teague after her husband’s retirement in 1998. Janet was a true animal lover and especially loved her bull, “George”. She also enjoyed watching PBR and attending the Teague Rodeo every 4th of July weekend for many years. She was a volunteer at the Lord’s Storehouse in Teague for several years. Mrs. Utsey was a faithful Christian and was active in church life in Houston and after moving to Teague joined Eighth Avenue Baptist Church and continued to be active in numerous ministries there as long as her health permitted. She is survived by her loving and caring husband, Nathan Utsey of Teague; two daughters, Sandra Still & husband Ray of New Braunfels, and Becky Staggs & husband Paul of Conroe; three grandchildren, Mitchell Still & wife Alicia, Emily Leykum & husband Michael, and Lydia Staggs; two great-grandsons, Jaycen Basinski, and Henry Leykum; one brother, Dan Brammer & wife Maria; two sisters, Marilyn Musick and Linda Neumann; three step-children, MaryLynn Galloway & husband Marvin, Calvin Utsey & wife Brenda, and Jo Ann Miller; numerous stepgrandchildren; two aunts, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mrs. Utsey was preceded in death by her parents, Dennis & Thelma Brammer. The family requests memorials be made to Eighth Avenue Baptist Church Youth Fund, 201 S. 8th Ave, Teague, Tx 75860. Please visit our website at www.bowersfuneralhome.net to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family. Bowers Funeral Home 900 U. S. Hwy 84 West Teague, Texas 75860 (254) 739-2511

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