Underwood, Nelva Ruth

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Nelva Ruth Underwood, 78 of Stuart, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021. She is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Buren & Mary Treva Underwood; sister, Dorothy Gaye Underwood; and great-niece, Misty Dawn Blevins.

She is survived by her brother & sister-in-law, Noel & Hilda Underwood; sister, Reva Shough; nieces and nephews, Regina D. Massey, Steven M. VanSutphin, Duane Underwood, Angela Akers, and Tammy Eames; special friend, James Huff; and numerous great-nieces, great-nephews, great great-nieces, and great-great nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in the Slate Mountain Presbyterian Church with Pastor Wesley Conner and Pastor Jeff Dalton officiating. Interment will follow in the Slate Mountain Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. prior to the service at the church.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Mountain Valley Hospice for their love and care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Slate Mountain Church in care of the Cemetery Fund, c/o Nelene Wood, 2121 Lonesome Dove Drive, Christiansburg, VA 24073.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks and social distancing requirements set forth by the church will be upheld.