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Verlon Louella Underwood

January 11, 1918 ~ November 8, 2016 (age 98)
Verlon Louella Underwood, 98, a resident of Morrilton, formerly of Ola, died Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at Conway Regional Medical Center.

She was born January 11, 1918, at Ola to Ozie Lee and Claudia Elizabeth Cossey Underwood. She was a retired nurse's aide and was a member of the First Baptist Church at Ola. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Leroy Underwood and his infant twin; and a sister, Oler Johnston.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Sherman "Sonny" Durham of Morrilton; two granddaughters and their husbands, Dana and John Ellison of Knoxville, Tennesse and Delores and Greg Fairchild of Maumelle; five great-grandchildren and their spouses, Jon Curtis and Jennifer Ellison of Nashville, Tennessee, Ashley Renee and Joshua Stokes of Claremore, Oklahoma, Emily and Robert Sheridan of Lenoir City, Tennessee, Jonathan and Kalyn Ellison of Eufaula, Oklahoma and Joseph Ellison of Nashville, Tennessee; nine great-great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Logan, Evan and Gavin Stokes, Braden Lewellyn, Everett and Asher Sheridan and Taylor and Dalton Ellison; and other relatives and friends.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville. The family will conduct a memorial service at a later date.

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