Delbert Vincent Underwood Family


Delbert Vincent Underwood Family

Husband: Delbert Vincent Underwood

Born: 10 Mar 1909at: , Pocahontas Co, WV
Married: 05 May 1929at: 
Died: 04 Apr 1999at: Gainsville, , Fl
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Wife: Ruby Marie Eiland

Born: 26 May 1904at: Tampa, , Fl
Died: 07 Sep 1991at: Gainsville, , Fl
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Father: Levi Daniel Eiland
Mother: Frieda Marie Bolling


Name: Freida Marie Underwood
Born: 13 Feb 1930at: Odessa, Pasco Co, Fl
Died: 13 Feb 1930at: Odessa, Pasco Co, Fl
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Name: Martha Agnes Underwood
Born: 14 Feb 1939at: Dade City, Pasco Co, Fl
Died: at: 
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Spouses: Robert Lee Stephens  

Name: Marlene Underwood
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Spouses: Unknown Pope  

Name: Mary Underwood
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Spouses: Unknown Kreft  

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About Delbert Vincent Underwood:

Rev. Delbert Vincent Underwood, 90, of Gainesville, Florida, formerly of Beaver Creek, died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at his residence. Born on Beaver Creek, March 10, 1910, he was the son of Creetus and Lucy Sharp. He was the pastor of the American Gospel Tabernacle in Gainesville from 1959 to 1961. He was ordained at the Wesley Fellowship and received his doctorate from Freedom Seminary.
Rev. Underwood was a retired carpenter involved with the maintenance of the Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville. He also served as a business agent for the Carptenters Union Local #1278. He also worked as a building inspector for the Veterans Administration. He was a Shriner and a Thirty-second degree Freemason at the Masonic Lodge #41 in Gainesville. He was also an Elder at Christ United Methodist Church in Gainesville and was also active in foreign missionary work.
Rev. Underwood was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Eiland Underwood, and a daughter, Frieda Marie Underwood. He is survived by three daughters, Marlene Pope, of Childersburg, Alabama, Mary Kreft, of Greenville, South Carolina, and Martha Stephens, of Gainesville; three brothers, Arlie Sharp, Harold Sharp and Julian Sharp, all of West Virginia; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Thursday at Christ United Methodist Church, with burial in Forest Meadows Cemetery, Gainesville. Memorial donations in Rev. Underwood?s name may be made to Mission Society for United Methodist, P.O. Box 922637, Norcross, GA, 30092. Please designate gift ?Jackson Support.?

About Ruby Marie Eiland:

Ruby Eiland Underwood
Ruby Eiland Underwood of Gainesville died Sunday at North Florida Regional Medical Center. She was 87.

Born in Tampa, Mrs. Underwood lived in Dade City before moving to Gainesville in 1933. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees in education from the University of Florida. She also attended South Georgia College, Asbury College in Kentucky and New River State College in West Virginia. A retired teacher, she taught in many North Central Florida towns during her long career, including Gainesville, Cedar Key, Interlachen, Hawthorne, Keystone Heights and Lake Butler. She served as principal of schools in Otter Creek and Hampton, and she founded the Krestwood Estates Christian School.

Mrs. Underwood was a Methodist.

Survivors include her husband, Delbert V. Underwood of Gainesville; three daughters, Martha Stephens of Gainesville, Marlene Underwood Pope of Childersburg, Ala., and Mary Underwood Kreft of Greenville, S.C.; two brothers, Marvin Eiland and Archie Eiland, both of Inglis; a sister, Elizabeth Bedenbaugh of Deland; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren

Gulf High School History
April 29, 1924. Gulf's first real graduation ceremony takes place for the 11 seniors: Mark St. Clair, Hoke Corbett or Corbeth, Roscoe B. Henderson, Paul Hugh Wynn, Louis Meeth, Marguerite Ahrens (Stansell), Marion or Billie Bowman, Louise Weddle (Frazier), Anna Mae Lee (Carlton), Ruby Eiland (Underwood), and Mary Lou St. Clair (Knight). Superintendent E. B. O'Berry presented diplomas to graduates of the high school and certificates of promotion to students promoted to the ninth grade. Mittye Walker Pierce (Locke) and Jean Fullington performed piano solos.

About Freida Marie Underwood:

Name: Freida Maree Underwood
Death date: 13 Feb 1930
Death place: Odessa Precinct, Pasco, Fla.
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): white
Race or color (expanded): White
Age at death: 12 hours
Birth date: 13 Feb 1930
Birth place: Odessa, Fla
Marital status: Single
Father name: Delbert V. Underwood
Father birth place: Huntersville, W.Va.
Mother name: Ruby Ealand
Mother birth place: Tampa, Fla.
Residence: Odessa, Fla.
Cemetery name: Elfern
Burial date: 14 Feb 1930

Revised: 16-Aug-16  05:40 PM