- About Us
Lurray UtseyMarch 17, 1922 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 95)
Time To Be Born On March 22, 1922 in Peachland, North Carolina, William and Ada
Brown welcomed a daughter Lurray. She was their seventh
daughter. Her parents and siblings preceded her in death.
Time To Learn Lurray was educated in the public schools of North Carolina.
Time of Wohip and Praise Lurray was a longtime member of Faith Baptist Church where she
attended until her health started to fail. The Gospel Choir,
Courtesy Ministry and Sunday School were among the ministries
she served. She was a Sunday School teacher and superintendent
in the Sunday School. Lurray attended the Baptist conventions in
and out of state for many years.
Time To Provide Lurray retired from the Maryland Cup Company (formally known
as the Sweetheart Company).
Time For Pleasure Lurray enjoyed making quilts. She was able to make quilts for her
children, grandchildren and some of her great grandchildren;
others also received quilts as gifts. She was an active member of
the Waxer Center in Baltimore City. She also loved to travel with
the Touristers Club and her family. Lurray also enjoyed supporting
her children and grandchildren in all types of activities.
Time To Be Fruitful and Multiply Lurray was married to the late James E. Utsey. Out of this union,
three daughters, Deborah Savage, Ruby bond, and Vivian
Utsey-Davis were born. She leaves her daughters: Deborah, Ruby
(Pastor Melvin, Sr.), Vivian (Ernest, Jr.); six grandchildren, Bernard
James III (LaToia), Ambrose Jones, Jr., Marlene’ Quarles (Aaron),
Melvin Bond, II (Adrienne), Justin Savage (Ashley), and Rae’tta
Bond; ten great-grandchildren, Britney James, Ambrose Jones,
Courtnie Savage, Mahari Jones, Elijah Quarles, McKenzie Savage,
Zacharie Savage, Rhyan Quarles, Brielle Bond, and Madison
James. She also leaves one niece, Peggy Taylor and a host of
other relatives, friends, the Faith Baptist Church Family and the
Manor Care Nursing Home family.
Time of Peaceful Rest Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning.
God so quietly came on Friday morning October 6, 2017 and took
Lurray to her eternal resting place. “I have fought a good fight, I
have finished my course, I have kept the faith...”