Nehla Underwood, 83, of Andrews passed away on June 29, 2018 in Midland, Texas.
Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life at 10:00 AM Monday, July 2, 2018 at the Andrews Church of Christ with minister Leslie Boone, officiating. Interment will follow in the Andrews Old Cemetery under the personal care of McNett Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 4-6 PM at McNett Funeral Home. Please celebrate the life of Nehla by visiting www.mcnettfuneralhome.com.
Nehla was born on April 23, 1935 in Lehigh, Iowa to John and Neva Hutchinson Porter. She graduated from Seminole High School in 1953. She married Johnie Underwood on March 21, 1953 in Hobbs, New Mexico. Nehla and Johnie moved to Andrews in 1957. She worked as an LVN for many years retiring in 1990. Her passion was showing Chow dogs at various shows, she also liked to work puzzles, read, watch scary movies, and go to horse races. Nehla loved all her grandchildren and enjoyed being with them as much as she could. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Nehla is survived by her husband Johnie of Andrews, two sons Johnie “Butch” Underwood, Jr. of Andrews, Michael Underwood, and wife Ivonne of Andrews, two daughters, Cindy Taylor of Midland, Texas, Kathy Underwood and companion Ramona Taylor of Ferris, Texas; one brother J.D. Porter of Andrews, four grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.