Underwood, Johnny Joe

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Johnny Underwood
Johnny Underwood

Johnny Joe Underwood, 69, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, January 31, 2013.  

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and spending time with his family. He retired from Shaw Industries with 18 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Willie Underwood; grandmother, Ada McCormack; aunt, Allie Clemmons; granddaughter, Chloe Adele Mabry; and a most beloved pet dog, Gizmo.

Survivors include his adoring wife, Carole Hall-Underwood; daughters: Johnnie “Susie” (Jeff) Kirk, Wendi (Russell) Higgins and Lori (Steve) Mabry; grandchildren, Ben Laurance, Jordan Krause, Jessica Higgins, Peyton Kirk, Sidney Kirk; and great-granddaughter, Kiki Wooten.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace. Interment will follow in Chattanooga Memorial Park.  

The family will receive friends after 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace 877-3524.  

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