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Mary Ella Underwood, 80, Greensburg, KY (1940-2020)

Mary Ella Underwood of Greensburg passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital. She was 80 years old.

A joint funeral service for Mary Underwood will be held at 1pmCT on Friday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, along side her brother, Delbert Underwood, with Bro. Robert Knight officiating. Burial will follow in the Green County Memory Gardens in Summersville.

There will be joint visitation held after 9amCT on Friday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time of the funeral service.

Mary Ella Underwood of Greensburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late Edwin Marrs Underwood and Lillie Rose Martin Underwood, was born on Tuesday, July 2, 1940 in Green County.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Zion Baptist Church in Campbellsville. She was also a housekeeper and farmed.

Survivors include two brothers and a sister-in-law: Shelby Underwood, and Delbert and Marsha Underwood all of Greensburg; a niece: Martha Price of Campbellsville; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mary was also preceded in death by two sisters: Emma Price and Delores Underwood.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Hosparus of Green River, which can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Terry Martin, Arvil Martin, Coy Scott

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Mary Ella Underwood, 80, Greensburg, KY (1940-2020)

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