April 29, 2013

Sarah Loraine Underwood

— Mrs. Sarah Loraine Underwood, 78, of the Dawnville community in Whitfield County, departed this life Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Murray Medical Center in Chatsworth.

Sarah was born March 7, 1935, in Montgomery, Ala., a daughter of the late Roy and Zora Montgomery Beck. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Myra Beck, and a brother, Neville Beck. She was retired from Hamilton Medical Center where she worked many years in environmental services.

She is survived by her husband, Fred Robert Underwood of the residence; sons and daughter-in-law, Fred Underwood, Terry Underwood and Larry and Terri Underwood; daughters and son-in-law, Charlotte Underwood and Angie and Chris Stokes, all of Dalton; brother and sister-in-law, Lofton and Rebecca Beck of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Sarah Loraine Underwood will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at United Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Chris Corbin and Stephen Underwood officiating.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel on Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Stephen, Daniel, Jacob and Jordan Underwood.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive; (706) 226-4002.