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Mr. Lowell Milner Underwood

October 15, 1928 ~ February 20, 2020 (age 91)

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Born October 15, 1928, Lowell Milner Underwood passed from this life on February 20, 2020.  He was beloved by many:  his wife of over 50 years, Ruth Kent Underwood, who welcomes him in heaven; his three daughters, Gwendolyn Underwood Steele, of Burleson, Texas; Linda Underwood Mosely, of St. Simon’s Island, Georgia; and Joy Underwood Carlson, of Granville, Ohio; his grandchildren Taryn Goulding of Alvarado, Texas; Todd Barnett, of Asheville, North Carolina; Christopher Carlson and Nathaniel Carlson, of Granville, Ohio and great-grandchildren: Kyler and Mandy Goulding of Alvarado, Texas; and Coral and Teo Barnett of Asheville, North Carolina.  

Mr. Underwood taught high school biology in Jefferson, Georgia at Jefferson High School for many years. He took pride in the accomplishments of his former students from Jefferson High School, keeping touch with many through Facebook.  

In his later years, Mr. Underwood returned to his hometown of Greensboro, Georgia, enjoying discussions with former high school colleagues and researching Green County history. 

His family pictures him enjoying hiking, puzzles, identifying exotic trees and birds, and the company of his wife and brothers who have passed.

Private services will be held by Mr. Underwood’s family.

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Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia.  706-367-5467. 


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