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Dr. Kenneth L. Underwood, 83, of Frankfort, widower of Katherine Underwood, died Thursday, July 21, 2016. Born May 13, 1933, in Lenoir City, Tenn., he was the son of the late Chester and Bessie Parris Underwood. He was a former pastor at Short Creek Baptist Church in Falmouth, Monterey Baptist Church in Monterey, and Camp Pleasant Baptist Church in Frankfort. He was a pastor emeritus for Glen's Creek Baptist Church in Versailles and Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort. Survivors include two daughters, Karen (Richard) Lawrence, Frankfort, and Kimberly (Russell) Brooks, Nicholasville; a daughter-in-law, Marie Underwood, Versailles; a sister, Pamela (Tom) Tetlow, Florida; eight grandchildren, John (Julia) Lawrence, Andy (Luanne) Lawrence, Missy (Bill) Jones, Hanna (Kyle) Boggs, Marla (Edward) Morris, Lee J. (Mary) Brooks, Michael Underwood, and Kari Beth Underwood; 14 great-grandchildren, Amanda Lawrence, Nathaniel Lawrence, Benjamin Lawrence, Joshua Lawrence, Abigail Lawrence, Kenedi Lawrence, Grayson Lawrence, Evan Jones, Xander Jones,Andrew Jones, Morgan Morris, Elijah Morris, Samuel Brooks and Solomon Brooks; and a great-great-grandchild, Paisley Raye. A son, Keith Underwood, and a great-grandson, Jonathan Lawrence, are deceased. Services were conducted Monday, July 25, at Buck Run Baptist Church by the Rev. Andy Lawrence and Dr. Hershael York. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers were John Lawrence, Bill Jones, Kyle Boggs, Lee J. Brooks, Edward Morris and Michael Underwood. Honorary bearers were the deacons of Glen's Creek Baptist Church and Buck Run Baptist Church. Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, Frankfort, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions are suggested to Buck Run Baptist Church, 3894 Georgetown Road, Frankfort, KY 40601.

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