Arlene Utter, 78, of Versailles passed away at 3:20 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Waters of Dillsboro. She was born at Petersburg in Boone County, Kentucky on August 18, 1940, the daughter of Wallace and Ethel Jarman Elza.
Survivors include two daughters Sheila (Rob) Young of Aurora, and Chris (Ron) Hutton of Versailles; four grandchildren, two step grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and two step great grandchildren; one stepsister Kathy (Tom) McKay of Rising Sun. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Pete, Hubert, Jim, and Earl Elza, and her sisters Betty Jean Jackson, Etheleen Elza, Evelyn Mister, and Mary Dee Walston. Arlene was a former dietary employee of the Dillsboro Manor.
Funeral services for Arlene were held on Saturday, March 16 at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Charles Miller officiating. Burial was in the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles. Memorials may be given to the Ripley County Humane Society in care of the funeral home.