Official Obituary of

Ruth Underwood McMahon

August 5, 1941 ~ March 11, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Ruth Underwood McMahon Obituary

Ruth Underwood McMahon, 81, of Norwood, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at her home. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Norwood First United Methodist Church. Rev. Mark Barden and Rev. Mark Swaringen will officiate and interment will follow at Norview Gardens. She will lie in state at the church on hour prior to the service.

Mrs. McMahon was born on August 5, 1941 to the late Robert Lee and Myrtle Brock Tucker. She was an active member of Norwood First United Methodist Church. She worked at Norwood Elementary School for 43 years as the secretary and touched the lives of many children and teachers. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Tommy Underwood; son, Joe Underwood; granddaughter, Hailey Underwood; and brother, Otis Tucker. 

She is survived by her loving husband, Larry McMahon of the home; son: Jimmy Underwood (Kim); step-daughters: Kim Thompson (John) and Tonya Swaringen (Mark); ten grandchildren: Olivia Earnhardt, Paige Underwood, Justin Underwood, Abigail Underwood, Noah Underwood, Sarah Morton, Mary Grace Thompson, Christian Thompson, Luke Swaringen, and Carrie Swaringen; seven great-grandchildren: Sky, Faith, Riley, Cooper, JT, Laura, and Clay. 

Memorials may be made to The Norwood Museum, PO Box 311, Norwood NC 28128.  


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Funeral Service
March 14, 2023

2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church (Norwood)


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