Mary Adeline Underwood

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Mary Adeline Underwood, 86, Nevada, Mo., passed from this life on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, at Moore-Few Care Center, in Nevada. Mary was born Dec. 9, 1929, in Nevada, to Clarence and Marie (Ritchey) Peacock. She was united in marriage to Russell Neal Underwood on April 23, 1944. They celebrated 50 years together before Neal preceded her in death on Oct. 27, 1994.

Mary was employed at Key Work Clothes and at Santa Paula Awning, but was especially well known for the crafts and dolls that she made.

Mary is survived by her sons and families, Ralph Underwood and his wife, Sarah, Nevada, Bob Underwood and his wife, Cecelia, Jasper, Mo., Roy Underwood and his wife, Linda, Marionville, Mo., and Ray Underwood and his wife, Donna, Longview, Texas; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; as well as stepgrandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Russell E. Underwood, in September of 2010.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 28, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made in her memory to First Baptist Church in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

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