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Betty Jean McConnell Underwood
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Funeral services for Betty Jean McConnell Underwood, 80, of Mt. Airy, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris York, the Rev. Johnny Loudermilk and the Rev. Jason Buchanan officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Underwood died Friday, July 11, 2014, at her residence.

Born July 1, 1934, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Paul Abernathy McConnell Sr. and Emma Inez Cash McConnell. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Buford Lee Underwood; brothers, Paul Abernathy McConnell Jr., Frank McConnell; infant brother, Marvin McConnell; sister, Willie Mae McConnell.

Mrs. Underwood was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and was retired from Carwood Manufacturing with 40 years of service. She always enjoyed being surrounded by her family.

Survivors include her brothers, William McConnell of Clarkesville, Tom McConnell of Cornelia and Louie McConnell of Mt. Airy; sisters, Mable McAllister, Annie Loudermilk and Lois McConnell, all of Mt. Airy; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and special friends.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.