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Lora Stephens Utley

Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Graveside services for 93-year-old Lora Stephens Utley of Big Rapids, Mich., formerly of the Rector area, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, at Harvey's Chapel Cemetery near Marmaduke with Rogers-Mohanke Funeral Home of Big Rapids, Mich., in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Utley was born Jan. 15, 1908, in Kennett. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Amanda Campbell; her husband, and one daughter, Betty Gage, in 1993.

Mrs. Utley was the cousin of the late Trellis Wagster of Rector.

She is survived by three sons, Jack Stephens of California, Kenneth Stephens of Michigan and Darrell Stephens of Hawaii; one daughter, Barbara Swerdan of California, many grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

Rev. Kim Bridges officiated at the service.