Sue Underwood

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 20, 2009

Sue Brown Underwood, 84, beloved wife and mother, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on June 18, 2009 in Suffolk, Va. She was born in Scotland Neck, N.C., on Nov. 2, 1924, to the late Archibald Newton Brown and Willia Gay Brown. Sue was an active member of Suffolk Christian Church. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Herbert “Woo” Morrison Underwood and her oldest son, H. Morrison “Morris” Underwood Jr. She was also predeceased by her three sisters, Julia Belle Benton, Jacqueline Evans, and Billie Brown.
Survivors include two sons, Dean Hill Underwood of Virginia Beach, Va., Jeffrey Brown Underwood (Robyn) of Midlothian, Va.; daughter, Cheri U. Thomas (Kevin) of Suffolk, Va.; daughter-in-law, Victoria N. Underwood of Goldsboro, N.C.; four grandchildren, David (Donna), Haley (Mikie), Wesley, and Betsy; three great-grandchildren, Sarah Beth, Anna, and Molly; special niece, Susan Davis; and several nephews.
A graveside service will be held Monday, June 22, 2009 at noon at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Michael D. Halley officiating. Friends may join the family following the service in the fellowship hall at Suffolk Christian Church. Memorial donations may be made to Suffolk Christian Church, P.O. Box 1457, Suffolk, VA 23439, or Heartland Hospice at 150 Burnetts Way, Suffolk, VA 23434. Parr Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. Condolences may be registered online at The family would like to thank the staff of Heartland Hospice for their love and support.

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