Allen L. Underwood, 95

March 24, 2009

AUG. 8, 1913-MARCH 20, 2009

QUINCY, Pa. - Allen L. Underwood, 95, a resident of Quincy Village, died Friday, March 20, 2009, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Aug. 8, 1913, in Greenville, Ky., he was the son of the late John Franklin Underwood and Carrie Jones Underwood Boyle.

He attended Greenville High School.

He was employed by the White House Police Department, retiring in 1968 after 30 years of service.

He was a member of Quincy United Methodist Church, Quincy; BPO Elks Lodge 731, Waynesboro; National Retired Police Association; and National AARP.


He is survived by his wife, Edith K. Harris Underwood, whom he married Oct. 3, 1936.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, John A. Underwood of Severna Park, Md.; two granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; and one niece.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Virginia Stewart.

Services will be private, with burial in Fairfield (Pa.) Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Quincy Village Benevolent Fund, P.O. Box 128, Quincy PA 17247.

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