Clara Jean Utley, age 75 of Cross Plains, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 30, 2022 at her home.
Mrs. Utley was born June 24, 1947 in Cross Plains to the late Joe and Hazel Ree Hendley Bell. She was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where she professed her faith in Christ at an early age. She retired from Skyline Medical Center and worked before that at Nashville Memorial Hospital as an Anesthesia Technician. Altogether she worked at these two places for 53 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Douglas, Robert Louis, Charles Oliver, and Bruce Bell.
Mrs. Clara is survived by her husband, James Owen Utley of Cross Plains; sons and daughter-in-law, James O. Utley of Nashville and Ronald K. and Regina Utley of Portland; brother Joe David Bell of Florida; grandchildren, Savanna, Sean, and Jonathan Utley; and great-grandchildren, Santana Utley, ZY-ari Jorgia Lynn Utley, and ZY-onna Clara Jean Utley; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of services.