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Marjorie "Margie" Underwood, 57, died Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at her home. Mrs. Underwood retired after 21 years of service with Pyle Industries in Huntington, Indiana. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and Psi Iota Xi Sorority. She also served on the Pioneer Festival steering committee for nine years. She was born September 9, 1944, in Blackford County to Alex and Betty Beeson Yates. She married Joe Underwood in Hartford City on July 9, 1956. She is preceded in death by her father Alex Yates and sister Suzie Van Auken.

She is survived by her mother Betty Beeson Yates, Montpelier; her husband Joe Underwood; son Kristopher Underwood, Huntington; brother Jim Yates, Morristown; sister Patsy Anderson, Montpelier; and 1 granddaughter.

Services were held Friday, March 22, 2002 at Deal-Robbins & Van Gilder Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with burial in St. Peters First United Church of Christ Cemetery. Rev. Russell Buzzard officiated. Preferred memorials are to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital or Parkview Home Health Care and Hospice in care of Deal-Robbins & Van Gilder Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750. E-mail condolences may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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