Mary Kathleen Utt, 63, of Hoges Chapel Community near Pembroke departed this life March 14, 2008 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. Born in Pearisburg on October 22, 1944 she was a daughter of the late James Ray “Shockey” and Annie Gertrude Myers Collins. As a young girl she was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and looked forward to seeing her visiting teachers. She and her husband had worked in the restaurant business in NC. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Utt, a son Danny Spraker, and a sister Shirley Hutson.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons Richard and wife Debra Riddle of Christiansburg and Tony Compton; a daughter Patricia Riddle of Christiansburg; a brother Ray McKinley “Shockey” and wife Joyce Price Collins of Pembroke; four sisters Reba Dudding of Pembroke, Wanda Price and husband Dooley of Pearisburg, Glenna DiRico and husband Tommy of Pembroke, Jacqueline Collins of Pembroke; three grandchildren Kayla, Brittany, and Adella Riddle.
There will be no visitation time or public funeral in respect of her wishes. A private interment will follow cremation at a later date. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is serving the Utt and Collins Family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.