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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.