Obituaries

Obituaries

Meredith J. Underwood 1935 - 2006

Graveside inurnment services for Meredith J. Underwood, 71, Lawrence, will be Friday in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. Ms. Underwood died Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Jan. 6, 1935, in Lawrence, the daughter of Junius Clark and Lucille Evans Underwood. She attended Lawrence schools and received a bachelor's degree in education from Kansas University in 1957.Ms. Underwood taught in public schools in Denver; Riverside, Calif.; San Diego; North Kansas City, Mo.; and Lawrence. She later worked at Douglas County Senior Services in the Adult Day Care Program. She was a member of First Christian Church and Pi Beta Phi social sorority.Survivors include two brothers, J.D. Underwood, Livermore, Colo.; Roger E. Underwood Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Judy Underwood Bauer, Lawrence; and eight nieces and nephews.The family suggests memorials to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Department, Lawrence Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit or First Christian Church, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.