Saturday, April 14, 2018

Rev. Fred Underwood

Rev. Fred Underwood, 83, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi. Visitation will be Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, and Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Ferguson – Lee Funeral Home in Bedford, Indiana. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 12 noon in the Bedford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Agnew officiating. Visitation will also be the day of the service from 11:00 a.m. until service time. Interment will follow in Beach Grove Cemetery in Bedford, Indiana, on Sunday, July 9, 2017.

Fred was born July 14, 1934, in Bedford, Indiana, to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Underwood. He was a member of River of Life Church and served as a Minister of Preaching the Gospel.

Mr. Underwood is survived by his daughter, Crystal Henderson and husband, Bob of Madisonville, Kentucky; his two step-daughters, Angela Felker and husband, Dick of Henderson, Kentucky; and Marti Groves and husband, Tony of Springfield, Missouri; and three sons, Freddie Underwood and wife Beverly; Flint Underwood and wife, Kathy; Eddie Underwood and wife, Paula; his two step-sons, Michael Groves and wife, Kathy, of Robards, Kentucky; and Richard Groves and wife, Angela, of Winchester, Tennessee. One of his greatest joys was being a Grandfather to a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Fay McPheron; and his brother, Ralph Underwood. Fred was preceded in death by his two wives, Kathryn “Kay” Groves Underwood, and Wanda Mohan Underwood; and his parents; his brother, Billy Joe Underwood; and his Great-Grandson, Nathaniel Lovelock.

Memorial contributions in honor of Rev. Underwood may be given to River of Life Church, P. O. Box 695, Louisville, MS 39339.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at