PATSY M., 75

Chiefland - Patsy M. Underwood, 75, of Chiefland, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Feb. 25, 2014 at Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties. She was born in Nashville, GA to the late James Fountain 'Dock' & Eunie (Tyson) Mathis on Nov. 3, 1938. Mrs. Underwood moved to the Chiefland in 1955 from Lakeland, GA. She retired from the City of Chiefland and was a member of Hardeetown Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and cooking but above all, serving her Lord and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her son & daughter in law, Alston Lee & JoAnn (Efferen) Hardee of Chiefland; daughter and son in law Deborah Anne & Walker Bassett of Perry, FL; granddaughter and grandson in law, Malorie (Sheppard) & Ben Lowe and grandson Caleb Dalton Hardee. She is preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Underwood, her parents, 6 brothers and 6 sisters; Callie Weathering, Carrie Roland Montnuri, Edna Baisond, Mattie Goss, Curtis Mathis, Zonnie Buckhalter, Marcus Mathis, Thomas Mathis, Retha Crosby, William Jerry Mathis, James Mathis, and Rob Mathis.

Funeral Services will be Sunday, March 2nd at 2:00 PM at Hardeetown Baptist Church of Chiefland with Pastor Tom Keisler officiating. Interment will follow at the Hardeetown Methodist Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, March 1st from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

Flowers or donations to Haven Hospice of the Tri Counties (311 NE 9th St. Chiefland, FL 32626) are appreciated.

Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, FL 32626, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Underwood family. Condolences may be offered by visiting our website at

Funeral Home

Rick Gooding Funeral Home
1301 N. Young Blvd. Chiefland, FL 32626

Published in Gainesville Sun from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2014