She was born Aug. 10, 1931, in Rabun County to the late Willie and Grace Wall Underwood. She was a secretary in the business world and was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in the Chechero community.
Survivors include: two sisters, Catherine Anglin of Alpharetta and Evelyn Justus of Clayton; a brother, William Norton of Florida; a sister-in-law, Connie Norton of Florida; five stepsisters, Barbara Jenkins of Dillard, Jean Trusty of Mountain City and Jackie Houck, Pauline Fountain and Oma Lee Grim, all of Clayton; a special aunt, Lillie Mae Peoples of Clayton; and a host of nephews, nieces and cousins.
Graveside services were held Saturday at Scaly Mountain (N.C.) United Methodist Church Cemetery with officiating by the Rev. Lee Krivsky.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.