Nancy Ellen Webb, 78, of Utopia, Texas passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 6, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Married to her loving husband, Johnny Webb for 51 years, they had 5 children, 13 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. She adored her large family and cherished the times when everyone was around her. Nancy was born on May 10, 1944, to Daniel and Jesse Mae Dever in Morgan’s Point. She graduated from La Porte High School where she was nominated Homemaker of the Year. She was the perfect homemaker all her life. She loved to cook, sew, do crafts, crochet, paint, and enjoyed teaching these things to her children and grandchildren. Nancy worked for many years at the Utopia School cafeteria, and at the General Store. She was an active member of Utopia Baptist Church and held various roles. She enjoyed being in the PTO, Arts and Crafts Club and many other organizations.
Nancy is survived by her husband Johnny Webb, son Johnny Jones and spouse Jo Carol of La Porte, son Gene Jones and spouse Laurie of Lorena, daughter Jodi Branch and spouse John of Waco, daughter Julie Barnett and spouse David of San Marcos, son Jerahmy Webb and spouse Tiffani of Concan, grandchildren Brandy, Brittany, Cody (Brandy), Colton (Allison), Savana, Justin, Kali, Tarah, Ryan, Alexis, Maycee, Brianna, Logan, great-grandchildren Caitlynn, Jolee, Walker, brother Dan (Liz) Dever, sister Mandy (Michael) Harvey, sister-in-law Judy (Karl) Marshall, dear friend Pat Gobert and numerous nieces and nephews.
Nancy is preceded in death by parents Daniel and Jesse Dever, sisters Laura Lee Doerr and Linda Sue LaFosse, first husband Ollie Jones, mother-in-law Zola Webb, brothers-in-law Thurman (Lela) Webb, Billy (Velma) Webb, sisters-in-law June (James) Price and Jeanie Davidson.
Services will be held at Utopia Baptist Church in Utopia on Friday, April 14th. A visitation will be at 1:00 pm with services at 2:00 pm and graveside service to follow at Jones Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Utopia Baptist Church, Utopia EMS or the Utopia Arts and Crafts Club.
The pallbearers will be grandsons Cody Jones, Colton Jones, Justin Branch, Ryan Barnett, Logan Webb and family friend David Journey. The honorary pallbearer is great-grandson Walker Allison.