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Zetta I. Buckland Underwood

March 17, 1925 — March 30, 2021

Zetta I. Buckland Underwood, age 96, of Bradley, WV passed away peacefully at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021.

Born March 17th, 1925, in Sweeneysburg, WV, she was the daughter of the late John Luther and Ida Thompson Williams.

Zetta loved going to family gatherings, sitting on her porch watching birds, and admiring her roses and her garden. She was a great cook and was well known for her banana bread, which she gave away as gifts. Zetta was a member of the Maple Fork Baptist Church. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She is preceded in death by 1st husband, Wayman Buckland; 2nd husband, Ernest Underwood; grandchildren, Brian Williams, Lori Weeks, Steven Michael Bonifacio, Isabella Maria Bonifacio and Asher Lockett; sons-in-law, Eddie Jewell and Mike Bonifacio Sr.; daughter-in-law, Kathy Buckland; brothers, Henry Williams, Ed Williams, Perry Williams, and Thomas Williams and sisters, Thelma Williams, Lura Lilly, and Gladys Smith.

She is survived by sons, Gary Buckland (Renee), Jerry Buckland (Karen), and Roger Buckland (Cathy); daughters, Connie Jewell, Margaret Williams (Glen), and Drema Bonifacio. She will be dearly missed by numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Thursday April, 1st, 2021, from 6PM to 8PM at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Services will be Friday, April 2nd, 2021, at 1:00PM with Pastor Jim Bowyer officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

In an attempt to keep everyone who enters our establishment safe and healthy we have adopted the following guidelines: Those planning to attend should use proper COVID 19 precautions by wearing masks and observing social distancing of 6 feet.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, WV.
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