The funeral service will be conducted 11:00 A.M., Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Mount Olive Baptist Church, Moody Road, Buena Vista, Georgia. The Reverend Joe Oglesby, pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery. The remains will lay in state at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service.
Tommy Underwood, Jr. was born February 13, 1938 in Marion County, Georgia to the late Tommy Underwood, Sr. and the late Willie Mae Sampson Harris. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County where he was a graduate of Buena Vista High School. At an early age he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and joined the band of Christian believers at the Mount Olive Baptist Church of the Tazewell Community. In 1975 Tommy married the love of his life, the former Mary Ann Holt. To this beloved union they were blessed with two children, Shewann and Shaun. They were also blessed to be the grandparents of four beautiful grandchildren.
On Tuesday, March 21, 2017 the death angel sealed the lips of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and Christian friends. “ Servant of God, well done, rest from thy love employ, the battle is fought, the victory is won, enter thy master’s joy.” He leaves a legacy of love and many fond memories to his beloved wife of forty two years, Mary Ann Holt Underwood, Buena Vista, Georgia; two children, Shewann Underwood, Buena Vista, Georgia and Shaun Underwood (Kimberly), Hendersonville, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Jarriquez Underwood, Kaiden Underwood, both of Buena Vista, Georgia, Layla Underwood and Kali Green, both of Hendersonville, Tennessee; aunt, Lucille Sampson, Buena Vista, Georgia; father-in-law, Roy Holt, Buena Vista, Georgia; two brothers-in-law, Roy Holt Jr. (Pecoral), Larry Holt all of Buena Vista, Georgia; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.