Gladys Mai Ferrell Underhill, born January 24, 1921, age 89, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. She was a native of Cannon County, but lived in Rutherford County for the last 45 years. Gladys retired from Heat Craft and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Belle Aire Baptist Church.
Mrs. Underhill was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Underhill, her parents; John B. Ferrell and Ella Gunter Ferrell, and daughter, Wanda Underhill Maynard. She is survived by her sons; Billy (Carolyn) Underhill of Murfreesboro, TN, and Jimmy (Wilma) Underhill of Murfreesboro, TN, daughter, Kathy (William) Underhill Warlick of Murfreesboro, TN., sister, Nina B. Parker of Nashville, TN., grandchildren; Jeffery (Lesley) Underhill, Jennifer (Tim) Dover, Crystal Underhill, Byron (Liz) McClain, John Warlick, Sandy (Dave) Wonner, Michelle Underhill (Randy) Barrett, 11 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by special friends Ann Snell and Roger Pitts.
Visitation with the family will be 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, January 24, 2011 at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home. A chapel service will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday at Jennings & Ayers with Ron Byers officiating. Burial will follow in Gunter Grizzle Cemetery. Jeff Underhill, John Warlick, Byron McClain, Dave Wonner, Wayne Underhill, Doris Ferrell, Avery Taylor, and Douglas Patton will serve as active pallbearers. You may leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com. Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422.