Jean Utter passed away on Nov. 30, 2019 at Huntsville Hospital following a short illness. She was 68.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents, John Kenneth Utter and Lorine Selby Utter as well as her brother, Charles H. Utter.

On her mother’s side, she is survived by an uncle, Hulett “Junior” (Linda) Selby as well as her aunts, Marie Selby, Annie Boggus, Beaulah Skelton, Louella Tanner and Ilene McClure.

On her father’s side, she is survived by cousins, Scott Utter, Russell Utter, Pam Utter, Becky Utter, Marsha Cox and Allison Giles. She also survived by a host of additional cousins on her mother’s side and many good friends.

Jean served her community for more than three decades working at the Jackson County Department of Human Resources. She positively influenced the lives of many children and their families as they worked some of life’s most difficult circumstances.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at 11 a.m., at Scottsboro Funeral Home. The chapel will be open one hour prior for friends and family to visit and pay their respects.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Jean Utter Memorial Scholarship, 107 East Laurel Street, Scottsboro, AL 35768.