Obituary of Deborah Underwood

Deborah Louise Underwood, age 65, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at her home.

She was born September 5, 1953, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Ezequiel Santana and Esther Rebecca Mark Santana.

She married Steven Underwood on October 2, 1971, in Lebanon.  Deborah had worked the majority of her life in food service.  She had managed restaurants throughout the United States and had most recently been employed by G & W Foods in Ft. Scott.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her two daughters, Stephanie Kaylor and her husband, Matthew, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania and Jennifer Kitch and her husband, Robert, of Branson, Missouri; six grandchildren, Zachery and Samuel Kaylor and Rebecca, Jessica, Austin and Chase Kitch and five great-grandchildren, Elija, Ryan, Isiah, Aniston and Evelyn.  Also surviving is her brother, David Santana, of Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

Her husband, Steven, preceded her in death on December 28, 2013.  She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Rev. Chuck Russell will conduct funeral services at 10:00 A.M. Monday, December 10th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Deborah Underwood Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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