Wanda Underwood

June 24, 1935 - March 14, 2023

Wanda Underwood, 87, of New Braunfels, died Tuesday, March 14, 2023. She was born June 24, 1935, in Shelbyville, Texas, to Lamerle Webb Tyler and Homer Tyler.

Wanda is survived by her daughter, Brenda Cromwell of Sour Lake; sons, Rick Williams and his wife, Karey Lyn of New Braunfels; Keith Underwood and his wife, Susan, of Coldspring; stepson, John Underwood, Jr., and his wife, Beverly, of Brookeland; stepdaughter, Joyce Bonura-Underwood of Beaumont; sister, Eloise Johnson and her husband, Ollie, of Santa Fe; half-sister, Paula Johnston of Warren; Melissa Riehl of Warren; Dancie Teague of Dickinson; grandchildren, Brandon Cromwell of Sour Lake; Casey Burleson and her husband, Aaron, of Sour Lake; Cory Williams and his wife, Kristi, of Winnie; Todd Williams and his wife, Brittney, of Fort Worth; Wes Underwood of Winnie; Samantha Smith and her husband, Kane, of Hamshire; and ten great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Homer Tyler and Lamerle Crow; husband, John Underwood; and brother, Homer Tyler, Jr.

A gathering of Mrs. Underwood’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, March 17, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 18, 2023, at Rosedale Cemetery, Old Beaumont Road, Sour Lake.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • March 17, 2023
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Graveside Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • March 18, 2023
  • 2:00 pm

Comments (5)

    Anne C Pyron says:

    Sweet Wanda, we totally loved you and our Market Basket #12 adventures. Such a sweet soul and amazing woman!

    Dancie Teague says:

    My sweet sister you will be missed. I remember all the family get together. Your big smile and always a awesome hug. Love you forever.

    Ruth+&+CJ+Sonnier says:

    I did Wanda’s hair Dr several years. Just her perms. She was a set lady. I thought a lot about her and didn’t know where we had moved. Prayers for all the family.

    Connie Davis says:

    Aunt Wanda was always a bright light in my life. I’m sure your light is shining brightly in heaven. Praying for all of her family.

    Annetta and James Craigen says:

    Brenda, I am so sorry to read of your mother’s passing. You and the entire family are in our prayers.

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