Sad news...Roberta Underwood Passed Away

Sad news. Roberta Underwood passed away... Roberta McCarty Underwood, 89, of Berryville, Virginia, died Thursday, November 20, 2014.

With her gift for story telling, Roberta gave BluemontVA.org a wonderful interview telling the story of her life, December 2011. (see story, on the right).

Memorial services: 11:00 A. M. Monday, November 24, 2014 at Bluemont United Methodist Church. Burial: Loudoun Ebenezer Cemetery, Round Hill.

Born August 20, 1925 in Airmont, she was the daughter of William McCarty and Lula Martz McCarty.

She was a cook at Pine Grove Restaurant, and an organizer of the Bluemont Citizens Association and the Bluemont Fair. She was a member of Bluemont United Methodist Church.

Surviving her are two daughters, Beverly Campbell of Winchester, VA and Rhonda Marcus of Philadelphia, PA; two grandchildren, Rusty Powell of Bluemont, VA and Jamie Marcus of Philadelphia, PA; and three great-grandchildren: Hayes Powell, Wesley Powell and Brian Marcus. Her daughter, Karen Underwood, preceded her in death.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bluemont United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 255, Bluemont, VA 20135.