Tuesday, August 14, 2007


from Grandma Grace's scrapbook
unknown undated newspaper clippings/funeral announcement
typo in bold, should be GALE
Funeral services for John William Barton (Bart) Utterback, a resident of 2012 Chestnut Street, Trenton, who died Sunday afternoon at the family home, were conducted at the 1:30p.m. Wednesday at the memorial chapel of the Davis-Blackmore Funeral Home. Rev. J. Tracey Hopper, pastor of the First Christian Church here, officiated. Burial was in the family lot at the Cat Creek cemetery.
Special music for the rites was furnished by Mrs. Robert Beeks, who sang, "the 23 Psalm." Piano music and accompaniment was by Mrs. Lester J. Fordyce.
Pallbearers were: Wilbur, Shelton, Morton, and John Utterback, Loren Towns and Harry Dority.
Those attending from out of town were Mr and Mrs Victor Beal, Stanton, Mich.; Mrs. Harold Pederson, Mike, Mark, and DeAnna, Joliet Ill.; Mr and Mrs Vernon Utterback, Davenport, Ia.; Mr and Mrs Harmon Utterback and Karen Utterback of Kansas City, MO,; Miss Roberta Utterback, Columbus, O.
Mr and Mrs Wilbur Utterback, Lamoni, Ia; Mr and Mrs Shelton Utterback, Gallatin; Morton Utterback, Tierney,Mo; John Utterback, Cameron; Mr and Mrs Irlin Maize, Bethany.
Mr and Mrs Harley McQuerry and Everett McQuerry, Ridgeway; Mr and Mrs Leland Maxwell, Marshall; Mr and Mrs Dale Brown and Galt Brown of Kirksville.

hand dated April 2 1961
John William Barton (Bart) Utterback, long time resident of the Brimson community, and a resident of Trenton since 1947 died at his home at 2012 Chestnut street yesterday afternoon shortly after 3p.m.
The body was removed to the Davis-Blackmore Funeral Home where services will be held at 1:30p.m. Wednesday with Rev. J. Tracey Hopper, pastor of the First Christian Church of Trenton, officiating. Burial will be in the family lot at the Cat Creek cemetery.
A family visitation is scheduled at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m, Tuesday evening.
Mr. Utterback was born Oct 22 1870 in Putnam County, Indiana, a son of John and Rachael Ellen Broadstreet Utterback. He was educated in the Central schools and the Central Normal College at Danville Ind.
In 1898 he came with his father to Harrison County, Mo, where they farmed together until his marriage.
On March 17 1901 he was married in Harrison County to Miss Emma Maxwell of Harrison County, who survives.
Following their marriage, Mr and Mrs Utterback farmed in the Brimson community and Mr Utterback farmed in the Brimson community and Mr Utterback later engaged in the mercantile and banking business until his retirement. Mr and Mrs Utterback moved to Trenton in 1947.
On March 17th of this year, Mr and Mrs Utterback celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
In addition to his wife of the home, Mr Utterback is survived by five children who are: Harmon Utterback of Kansas City; Vernon Utterback of Davenport, IA; Lois, now Mrs Victor Beal, Stanton, Mich; Miss Roberta Utterback of Columbus, O.; and Lorene, now Mrs Harold Pederson of Joliet, Ill. He is also survived by five grandchildren and three nephews and two nieces.
He was preceded in death by two daughters who died in infancy and a daughter, Mrs Harry Dority, died in 1956. His parents and one brother also preceded him in death.

hand dated 1961
Mr and Mrs Bart Utterback of 2012 Chestnut street, Trenton, are quietly observing their 60th wedding anniversary today at their home.
Mr and Mrs Utterback were married March 17 1901 in Harrison County. Mrs Utterback is the former Emma Maxwell, daughter of Mr and Mrs James MAxwell of Harrison County. Mr Utterback wsa born in Indiana, the son of John and Etta Broadstreet Utterback. Mr Utterback is past 90-years-old and his wife is past 85.
Mr and Mrs Utterback are the parents of eight children, five of whom survive and are: Three daughters, Miss Roberta Utterback, Columbus Ohio, a teacher in the University there; Mrs Lois Beal, Stanton, Mich. a teacher in the elementary schools in Stanton, and Mrs Lorene Pederson of Joliet Ill; two sons, Harmon Utterback of Kansas City and Vernon Utterback of Davenport Ia.
An infant child died in 1905, a daughter in 1911, and a daughter Mrs Harry Dority died Jan 1 1956.

Emma Mary Maxwell Utterback
Mrs Utterback was born in Harrison County, Missouri, on September 29 1875, the daughter of James C. and Minerva Creswell Maxwell. On March 17 1901 she was married to BArt Utterback, a son of John Utterback. Mrs Utterback is survived by five children-Harmon, Vernon, Roberta, Lois, and Lorene. She also leaves five grandchildren, Victor Beal, Jr., Michael, Mark, and DeAnna Pederson, and Karen Utterback. She was preceded in death by two daughters who died in infancy and one daughter, Mrs Harry Dority, who passed away in 1956. Her parents and two brothers also preceded her in death
Service 2p.m.
April 10 1963
Memorial Chapel
Officiating Minister Marion Rowlen
Music by Mrs Robert Skinner
Songs Twenty-third Psalm
The Lord's Prayer
Pallbearers Dale Brown, Vermal Brown, Leland Maxwell, James Maxwell, Harry Dority, Loren Towns

Vernon E Utterback, 91, died July 7 at Mercy-Genesis Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.
Funeral services in celebration of his life were held July 12 at the El Bethel Assembly of God in Davenport. Burial was in the Davenport Memorial Park.
Mr Utterback was born June 13 1903 in Harrison Co., Mo. He spent his early years in Grundy County, and over the last 55 years lived in Iowa. He attended Brimson schools and was graduated from the high school. He was married to Marsha Ingraham in 1960. Mr Utterback retired in 1972.
Survivors include sisters Lorene Pederson of Hillsboro Ore; Roberta Utterback of Columbus Ohio; and Lois Beal of Greenville, Mich; sister-in-law Gladys Utterback of Liberty; stepdaughters Ruth Carraher and Verona Potter, and stepsons David, Daniel, and Joseph Hodges, all of Davenport; nieces Karen Utterback and DeAnna Phillipe; nephews Mark and Michael PEderson and Victor Beal; great nieces Nora, Edith and Ingrid Pederson, and Jay, Steven, MArk, and Adam Phillipe; several cousins and many friends.
Mr Utterback was preceded in death by his wife, Marsha; his parents Bart and Emma Maxwell Utterback; brother Haromon Utterback, and sisters Marie Utterback Dority and Colleen Utterback.
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