Mrs. Underwood died Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born April 30, 1931, in White County, she was a daughter of the late Ross Lee and Hallie Dorsey Mize. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Edgar Underwood; infant sister, Winnie Mize; and brothers, Charles and Lee Mize.
Mrs. Underwood was a member of White Creek Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, flowers, sewing, decorating and cooking. She also operated a home daycare that many of her children referred to as “Memaw’s Playhouse.”
Survivors include her daughter, Delynda “Dee” Stavely of Cornelia; sons and daughters-in-law, Stan and Susie Underwood and Milt and Joan Underwood, all of Cornelia, Jeff and Nancy Underwood of Demorest; sister, Shirley Fain of Sautee; brothers, Eugene Mize of Panama City, Fla., Herman Mize of Sautee, Gerald Mize of Cleveland; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to White Creek Baptist Church, 1470 Webster Lake Road, Cleveland, GA 30528.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
May 2, 2012