Sylvia A. Underwood, 67, of Greencastle passed away Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 at her residence.
Born Oct. 10, 1941, she was the daughter of Bryon and Ethel Watt. She graduated from Greencastle High School in the class of 1961. She married Jerry L. Underwood April 21, 1961 and he preceded her in death Sept. 11, 1987.
Mrs. Underwood was a long time member of the American Legion Auxiliary and many other civic organizations. She retired from IBM Corporation in 2007.
Survivors include daughter Laura Underwood Frizzi and husband Denhis of New Cumberland, Pa., son Michael L. Underwood of Greencastle, grandsons Tyler and Carson Blessing of New Cumberland and mother Ethel Watt of Greencastle.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, 4 N. Percy Julian Dr., Greencastle. A celebration of life will immediately follow the service at the Final Approach Restaurant at the Greencastle Airport.
Calling will be on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the IU Simon Cancer Center, c/o Indiana University Foundation, PO Box 660245, Indianapolis, IN 46266-0245.