Ranie "Vivian" Frith Underwood
May 23, 1923 - July 19, 2021
Mrs. Ranie "Vivian" Frith Underwood, age 98 of Collinsville, Virginia passed away at her residence on Monday, July 19, 2021 surrounded by her children. Vivian was born on May 23, 1923 in Franklin County to the late Charlie Herbert Frith and the late Ranie Ada Ingram Frith.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Warren Underwood, a daughter, Jeanette, three brothers, Larnie, Buren and Morris Frith, a great-great-grandson, Colton Hancock.
She was a long time member of the Primitive Baptist Church. Her father Charlie was a farmer and a saw miller. After she and James were married, they moved to Bassett. He worked 40 years at JD Bassett and she worked at Bassett-Walker. Vivian moved to Collinsville after James' death. Recently the family celebrated her 98 birthday. We will miss you "Mama Wood"- Go With God.
Mrs. Underwood is survived by her son, Jimmy Underwood (Peggy), two daughters, Janice Shepard (Steve), Joyce Hancock (Randy). Also surviving are her grandchildren, Carter Underwood (Tiffani), Jenifer Setliff, Justin Hancock (Robin), Leanne Hancock Scott (Troy), Brian Shepard (Ellen), Kevin Shepard (Yoora), Brennan Shepard (Diane), great grandchildren, Daniel Setliff, Finley and Camille Underwood, Benjamin and William Shepard, Avery and Mason Hancock and Joshua Shepard, great-great grandson, Brantley Setliff, three sisters, Avis Sinclair, Betty Jones and Gladys Lynch and one brother, Buford Frith (Mary).
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021 from Collins Funeral Home Chapel, 30 Riverside Hwy, Bassett, Virginia. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 12 until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences at www.collinsmckeestonebassett.com
Collins Funeral Home at Bassett, Virginia is respectfully serving the Underwood Family.
Published by Martinsville Bulletin on Jul. 21, 2021.