The Ottumwa Courier

Obituaries

May 7, 2014

Beverly Underwood

OLLIE — Beverly Underwood, 81, of Ollie, passed away May 6, 2014, at her home in Ollie.

She was born Monday, Aug. 1, 1932, in Ollie, the daughter of Howard and Vera Jane Northup Weber. She graduated from the Ollie Consolidated High School with the class of 1950. On Dec. 23, 1953, Beverly was united in marriage to Richard Underwood at the Ollie Baptist Church. She was a devoted and hard-working farm wife.

Beverly was a 50-year charter member of the Ollie Eastern Star and was happy to serve her community and church. She enjoyed cooking, playing cards with her friends and grandchildren and mushroom hunting and never missed a good ball game. Beverly cherished her friends and family.

Beverly's family includes a daughter, Rebecca (Allen) Wilcox of Carlisle; two sons, Bruce (Joelle) Underwood of Woodruff, Wis., and Brent Underwood of Cupertino, Calif.; four grandchildren, Megan and Sarah Wilcox and Alec and Jared Underwood; two great-grandchildren, Rylee and Kendrick Wilcox; a sister, Darlene (Phil) Morris; and several nieces and nephews.

Beverly was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ollie Baptist Church; Rev. Carla Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in the Ollie Cemetery near Ollie.

Visitation will open after noon Friday at the Fremont Funeral Chapel. Family will be present from 4-6 p.m. to greet friends and relatives.

Fremont Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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