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Sharon Underwood
1956 - 2017
Mrs. Sharon Vaughn Underwood, 60, died Monday at Hospice House in Monroe, NC. Born September 17, 1956 in Anson County, she was a daughter of the late Darrell Vaughn and Mary Magdline Hinson Coley.

Funeral services will be held 11 AM Wednesday from the Oakdale Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Griffin Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

Mrs. Underwood is survived by her husband David of the home; daughters, Amanda Raxter and her husband John of Burnsville, Katie Kobersy and husband Mario of Peachland, NC; grandchildren, Taft, Jaxon, Abbigail Raxter and Isobel Kobersy; siblings, Warren Vaughn of Peachland, Johnny Coley of Polkton, Charles Coley of Polkton and Shelia Griggs of Kershaw, SC.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Youth Program at Oakdale Baptist Church, 3304 Hwy 218, Polkton, NC 28135.

Morgan & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Underwood.

David Underwood
1957 - 2017

David T. Underwood, 60, passed away on Sunday the 17th of September, 2017 at his home in Peachland. He was born in Anson County on August the 6th, 1957: the son of the late Elizabeth Preslar and S. Taft Underwood.
He was an amazing woodsman and an avid huntsman, fisherman, and trapper. He was a founding member of the North Carolina Trapper’s Association and took great pride in its work.
But Mostly He loved his family!
Funeral Services will be 12 noon, Thursday the 21st of September, 2017 at Oakdale Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 6pm-8pm Wednesday at Morgan & Son Funeral Home of Marshville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Vaughn Underwood and the family rejoices in their heavenly reunion.
He is survived by his daughters: Amanda Raxter and her husband John of Burnsville. Katie Kobersy and her husband Mario of Peachland. Four beloved grandchildren: Taft, Jaxon, and Abbigail Raxter and Isobel Kobersy. His is also survived by his brother Denny Underwood and his wife Pat of Marshville and their children Layton Underwood and Raelle of Indian Trail, Peggy and Martin Mace and Fulton Underwood, all of Marshville. His sister Susan Parker and husband Gene of Lilesville, and their children Matt and Marsha Kearney of Morven, Joannie Barnhill and Franklin of Lilesville, Jonathan and Brittany Coley of Polkton and Billy and Summer Parker of Lilesville.
The family has requested that memorials be made to: North Carolina Trappers Association, Attn. Joey Smith, 262 Mewborn Church Road, Snow Hill, NC 28580.
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 where there is also a video tribute to Mr. Underwood's life. Morgan & Son of Marshville is in charge of arrangements.

    Sharon and David Underwood were hard working members of the NCTA as our longtime Secretary and General Organizer respectively. They were the backbone of our Annual Convention up until two years ago when health issues prevented them from carrying their usual load.
    In 2014, David and Sharon were inducted into the NCTA Hall of Fame. They attended many conventions and David was active on Trapperman and is known by many in the trapping community.
    Our 2016 Convention was the first one that David and Sharon had missed in decades due to ongoing health issues.
    In March this year, Sharon succumbed to a rare blood disease after a long and valiant battle.
    Now, just six months later, we have lost David to ongoing heart and respiratory problems. Our 2017 Convention will have a huge void that can never be filled but will always be remembered.

Harold Dorsett
NCTA Director - District 5