Willow Skyann Underwood
Willow Skyann Underwood turned 1 year old on July 4, 2014. She celebrated at a birthday party on July 4 with cake and ice cream at 1000 S. Maple in Vandalia. Present were her mother Ciarria Thomas; her great-grandfather, Dempsey Dixon; great-grandmother, Gene Dixon; aunt Jolene Dixon; sister McKenzie Underwood; and Mercedes Underwood; and also her brother, Payton Underwood.
On Saturday, July 5, Willow was given another birthday party with several guests, family, and friends. The party was held at the VFW Hall in O’Fallon, Missouri, with a pet zoo, lots of entertainment, and food for everyone who attended.
Willow is the daughter of Jeff Underwood, Jr. and Ciarria Thomas. Maternal grandparents are Richard Redd, son of Dempsey Dixon, and Gene Ann Dixon, of Vandalia; Carla Simmons, and Antoine Simmons; of St. Louis. Great-grandparents are Jeff Underwood Sr., of Iowa and Julie Underwood of O’Fallon; also Dempsey and Gene Dixon of Vandalia.