Betty Jean Underwood 95, died January 17, 2022 at Pine Village in Moundridge, Kansas. She was born May 27, 1926 in Wetumka, Oklahoma to Ralph Carson and Thelma (Wilde) Young.
On May 19, 1945 she married John “Jack” Underwood in Wichita and he preceded her in death on October 29, 1990.
Betty was a long time active member of the First United Methodist Church in Newton where she served on many committees through the years. She was also in the Rachel Circle of the church.
In addition to her church, Betty was a member of the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, puzzles and playing cards and games. She also was a square dancer in her younger years. Her greatest joy was her family. She looked forward to family vacations and spending time with her daughters and all her grandkids. Attending her grandchildren’s school programs was a special joy.
She is survived by her 3 daughters: Kathy (Don) Howard; Janet Huber and Brenda (Stacy) Vogts; step sister Stanley (Stan) Floyd. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents, husband and son in law Steve Huber
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with The Reverend Donna Voteau presiding. Visitation will be 12 noon to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service on Friday. Burial will be in the Restlawn Gardens of Memory Rural Newton, Kansas.
Memorials may be made to Pine Village or First United Methodist Church and left with Petersen Funeral Home.
I remember Betty fondly. She is mom to my school days best friend. One thing I still remember and share now and then is she and her daughter Brenda showed me the way to cure hiccups! God bless Betty and her family.
My thoughts are with you. Many fond memories of Betty and all the family.
Dear Kathy, Janet & Brenda
You have my deepest sympathy.
I wish I could have met your Mom.
May your memories sustain you & your families.
Comfort, Peace, and God’s Blessings to you all.
Brenda, Kathy, Janet and families: I wanted you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you during these times.Due to Covid I can’t be there, but I’m sending my love to you all. Valerie