Cora McKiven Underwood

February 4, 1944 ~ December 17, 2018 (age 74)

Cora McKiven Underwood


Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday December 19, 2018 at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Cora McKiven Underwood, age 74, of Webster’s Chapel, who passed away on December 17, 2018. Rev. Kevin Asbury will officiate.  Burial will follow at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery.  Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home and Cemetery is in charge of services.


Cora was a 1961 graduate of Southside High School.  She was a member of Brannon Springs Baptist Church.  She was an avid gardener, loved sewing and reading Westerns.


She is preceded in death by her husband: Amos Underwood; parents: Jessie and Sudie Mae McKiven; brothers: Jimmy McKiven, and Jerry McKiven; grandson: Brandon Dodgen


She is survived by her four sons: Eddie (Carol) Dodgen, Jeff (Adrianne) Dodgen, Brian Dodgen, and Perry (Tina) Dodgen and a host of loving grandchildren, nieces and nephews; three brothers: Tommy, Lynn (Debra), and Ricky (Sharon) McKiven; two sisters: Linda (Jimmy) Falkner and Janet (Tommy) Lackey.


Pallbearers will be family.


Her sons would like to extend a special thanks to her brother Tommy, who was her long time caregiver. Special thanks also to Dr. Castillo and staff, Gadsden Regional 7th and 8th floor nurses and Dr. Steven Sanders and staff.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your favorite charity.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 1 pm to 2 pm.


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