Margie Ellen (Chisolm) Underwood


November 19, 1936 ~ March 28, 2023 (age 86)

Margie Ellen Chisolm Underwood was born November 19, 1936 to Henry Grady and Bertha Lee Chisolm in Palo Pinto County Texas and passed March 28, 2023 in Cleburne Texas.  She grew up the youngest of 6 children.  Margie had 3 brothers:  Walter Charles Chisolm (Dub) 1921-1990; Bert Henry Chisolm (Joe) 1924-2007; and the lone survivor of the family Robert James Chisolm (Buck) 1934-present.  Margie had 2 sisters; Mary Chisolm Stockstill (Teda) 1927-2020 and Geneva Lee Chisolm (Spide) 1931-1994.

In 1956, Margie met Billy Joel Underwood of Tolar Texas and was married April 25, 1958.  Margie held various jobs over her working career such as working at General Dynamics in Fort Worth, a cotton broker in Childress, a State Farm Insurance sales person in Joshua and a dedicated mother to 3 rambunctious boys. 

After retiring, Margie and Billy moved back to the family farm in Tolar Texas where they spent their days visiting family, playing dominos with friends, tending to farm animals and attending the First Baptist Church of Tolar where she had been a member since childhood.

Margie is survived by her brother Buck Chisolm of Tolar TX; her three children, Bill Underwood, Jr. and wife Kim of Childress TX, Jim Underwood and wife Tracy of Burleson, TX, and Dirk Underwood and wife Amy of Tolar, TX.  Margie had multiple grandchildren- Kurt Underwood, Kallie Underwood, Ty Underwood, Nikki Mireles & husband Colton, Cade Underwood, Caileigh Underwood, Kammie Galligan & spouse John, Kacey McKeever, Madalyn Shaw, and Riley Shaw.  Margie also had 9 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Margie will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, April 1, 2023 at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow at Tolar Cemetery in Tolar.  Visitation will be 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday at Stephenville Funeral Home.

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