Lonzie Cline Alderman, 77 of Willis, is now praising God in Heaven. He went to be with his Lord on October 4th, 2014. Born on September 23, 1937, his wife and family spent over 40 years of their journey spreading the gospel through music. Lonzie has been a testimony to others by his way of living and supported many through his faith and prayers. He has shared his numerous talents and interests in art, music, fishing and camping as he leaves many cherished memories with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lonzie is preceded in death by his parents, Remon Weeks Alderman and Harley Rush Alderman of Willis and is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Josephine Hollandsworth Alderman. Also surviving are: daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon & Gary Reedy, Karen & Rev. Stanley Hawkins, Rhonda & Glenn Dixon, and Becky Thompson; Terry Thompson; sister, Evah Sutphin; grandchildren and spouses, Amy & Bobby Huff, Adam & Heidi Hawkins, Jacob Hawkins, Josh & Rachel Reedy, Carmen Reedy, Brittany & Nelson Jones, Hannah Dixon, Woody Dixon, Joseph Dixon, Ben Thompson, and Emily & Jason Caldwell; great-grandchildren, Derek Perkins & Angel Huff, Taylor, Isaiah, Baron, Lilly, & Meilin Hawkins, and Eliza Reedy; nephew, Jerry & Carol Sutphin and children Zach, Jacob & Brittany Griffith; seven brothers-in-law; nine sisters-in-law; and 34 nieces and nephews.
The Alderman family is truly grateful for the many prayers, loving care-giving and support provided for us during this past year.
Celebration of his life will be held at Noon on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Willis Full Gospel Church. Interment will follow in the Willis Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 4 – 8 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014 the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel.
Flowers are appreciated but if you so choose the family requests donations be made to the Floyd County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 257, Floyd, VA 24091 or the Floyd County Fire Department, P.O. Box 33, Floyd, VA 24091.