|Birth: ||Feb. 25, 1918|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 2009|
Bessie Marie Utz, age 91, of Castleton, died on Wed., March 18, 2009 at Culpeper Regional Hospital.
She was born on February 25, 1918 in Rappahannock County to the late Columbus and Bessie Gore.
Mrs. Utz was a member of Gourdvine Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, working in her garden and canning. Above all she was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who will truly be missed.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Thomas Menefee Utz; two sons, Floyd Menefee Utz and his wife, Barbara of Culpeper and Thomas Wayne Utz and his wife, Lydia of Culpeper; four grandchildren, Melanie Phillips and her husband, Stephen, Melissa Carroll and her husband, Rod, Thomas Utz and Michael Utz and two great-grandchildren, Jennifer and Emily Carroll.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by seven siblings.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 22, 2009 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA 22701.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 23, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Rick Love officiating.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Randy Gore, Steven Gore, Sam Compton, Frank Whorton, Buck Utz, Rod Carroll, Stephen Phillips, Tom Utz and Russell Partlow, III.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Gourdvine Baptist Church, 7103 Eggbornsville Rd, Rixeyville, VA 22737.
---Culpeper Star Exponent 3/19/2009
Columbus Edward Gore (1888 - 1960)
Bessie William Gooch Gore (1886 - 1964)
Thomas Menefee Utz (1922 - 2012)*
Garnett Mercer Gore (1907 - 1961)*
Richard Franklin Gore (1912 - 1994)*
Della Judson Gore Marino (1916 - 1971)*
Bessie Marie Gore Utz (1918 - 2009)
Elmer Earl Gore (1921 - 1983)*
Ennis Allison Gore (1923 - 2002)*
Hillcrest Memory Gardens
Created by: FDP
Record added: Mar 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34965204