Arthur Alva ‘Al’ Lenderman
Arthur Alva “Al” Lenderman, 88, of Kernersville, North Carolina passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.
Funeral services celebrating his life will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 at Gospel Light Baptist Church with Dr. Frank Shumate and Dr. Matt Morrison officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory, Walkertown, North Carolina. There will be a walk-through visitation from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
A native of LaGrange, Georgia, Al was the husband of 68 years to Jean Bartlett Lenderman and the son of the late William Arthur Lenderman and Esther Wingo Lenderman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Al retired from Piedmont Airlines in 1989 with 34 years of service, as Director of Avionics. He was a faithful member of Gospel Light Baptist Church for over 62 years serving as a Bus Division Leader, and Deacon. Al was a devout Christian, he loved serving the Lord, his family and extended family. He opened his home to many that needed a family, changing the lives of many.
Survivors include his wife, Jean; five children, Richard Lenderman (Peggy), Sherry L. Osborne (Keith), Randall Lenderman (Debbie), Joanne L. Roberson (Stan) and Sandy L. Ciroula; fifteen grandchildren and their spouses; forty-nine great grandchildren; and two sisters, Jean Rushing and Pat Hopper (Steve).
In addition to his parents, Al was preceded in death by his grandson, Dr. Mark Alva Lenderman; and one sister, Annis L. Wilson.
Friends and family may view and sign the guestbook at www.Pierce-JeffersonFuneralService.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gospel Light Baptist Church Bus Ministry, 890 Walkertown Guthrie Road, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101 or to the Mark Ministries, P. O. Box 5718, Ventura, California 93005.