Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Henry Wiley Underwood, age 94, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Mr. Underwood was born in Pendergrass, Georgia, a son to the late David Paul Underwood and the late Sara Safronah Smith Underwood. Mr. Underwood had worked at McEver Meat Products, GoldKist and Wayne Farms. He was a member of the Pendergrass Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. Mr. Underwood also was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in WWII, in the Pacific Theater. In addition to his parents, Mr. Underwood was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Agnes Black Underwood and eleven brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his children, Steve Underwood and his wife Judy of Jefferson, Donald Underwood and his wife Vickie of Pendergrass, Pam Fowler and her husband Jamie of Jefferson; eight grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the Pendergrass Baptist Church with Reverend Randall Hulsey and Reverend Dwayne Major officiating. The burial will follow in the Pendergrass Baptist Church Cemetery with Trace Butcher, Will Beatty, Andrew Fowler, Shannon Underwood, Cannon Underwood and Eric Terrazzas honored as pallbearers.
The visitation will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00PM at Evans Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Pendergrass Baptist Church, P.O.Box 146, Pendergrass, Georgia 30567.
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P.O. Box 146, Pendergrass GA 30567