Jerry W. Underwood, 78, of Manila, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at his residence in Manila. Mr. Underwood was born on Aug. 26, 1932, to the late Homer Byron Underwood and Macie Lee Jackson Underwood in Leachville. Mr. Underwood was an Army Korean combat veteran, long time Manila resident, truck driver and Manila High School graduate.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandi Spurlock of Smyrna, Tenn., and Tina Gardner of Pocahontas, Tenn,; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Underwood was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters and a special friend, Rosie Lee Lutz.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, at Manila Cemetery with Rev. Roy Kelems officiating. Faith Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.