MEADE - Mary Lou Underwood, age 83, died Tuesday evening, February 4, 2014, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
She was born December 13, 1930, at Meade, Kansas, the daughter of Roy Milton “Ted” and Mary LaVera (Hanson) Hickey. She attended the Meade school system, graduating from Meade High School in 1948.
On April 10, 1948, she married Harvey Lee Underwood at Perryton, Texas. After their marriage, the couple made their home in Meade where she began her career in banking. In 1956, she moved to Denver, Colorado, working for the Broadway National Bank until 1957 when she returned to Meade, and began working for the First National Bank. She later began employment with the Plains State Bank working until her retirement.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Meade, serving as pianist for several years. Mary Lou has always enjoyed reading in her leisure time. She also enjoyed traveling during their early retirement prior to making her home at Lone Tree Retirement Center in Meade.
She is survived by:
A son, Tracy Underwood of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
A daughter, Susan Moher of Colorado Springs, Colorado
A brother, Jerry Hickey of Haviland, Kansas
Four grandchildren Three great-grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harvey; parents; and a grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 13, 2014, at the First Baptist Church, Meade. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.