Loueva Jane “Lou” Underwood – December 4, 2016


Loueva Jane “Lou” Underwood, 87, of Uhrichsville, passed away peacefully in the Community Hospice room at Union Hospital Sunday morning, December 4, 2016.

Born in Newark, Ohio on July 5, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Ervin and Charlotte (Murdock) Scott.

Lou graduated from Bolivar High School in 1947 and shortly thereafter, married the late John S. Underwood on April 11, 1948 in the First Methodist Church at Uhrichsville. Together they were blessed with three children, Carol Weaver and Joni (Rod) Baumberger, both of Uhrichsville, and Jeff (Gayle) Underwood of Gnadenhutten.

Lou was formerly active member of the First United Methodist Church in Uhrichsville, the “Tuesday Big Bend” ladies golf league, and the “Guys and Dolls” bowling league. She also loved to go on Wheeling bus trips with her longtime friend, Jean Creager.

In addition to her children, she will be deeply missed by her four grandsons, Kelly Weaver, Scott (Vonnie) Weaver and Brock (Kristian) Baumberger of Uhrichsville, John Scott (Lindi) Underwood II of New Philadelphia; three grand-daughters, Kari Weaver and companion Davey Jones of Dover, Tami (Mike) Neiniger of Gnadenhutten, and Kristy (Ryan) Vickers of Tuscarawas; and great-grandchildren, Steven (Angela), Melissa, Kellie Jo, Trent (Kayce), Tori (Kyle), Kaitlyn, Austin, Drew, Evan, Kara, Austin, Clayton, Alec, Madeline, and Adrianna as well as one great-grandchild expected in June; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, John S. Underwood, who preceded her in death on January 23, 2006, she was preceded in death by her twin brother, Richard Scott; her sister, Martha Carlisle; and her son-in-law, Bill Weaver.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 to 7 pm in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. Services will be Wednesday at 10 am in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Don Kraps officiating.

Memorial contributions honoring Lou’s life may be directed to the First United Methodist Church of Uhrichsville PO Box 426 Uhrichsville, Ohio 44683.

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