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Alvin McLendon

November 27, 1933 January 16, 2018
Alvin McLendon
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Obituary for Alvin McLendon

Alvin Loyce McLendon, 84, of Americus, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Magnolia Manor. He was born November 27, 1933 in Ellaville, Georgia to the late G.W. McLendon and Haru Duke McLendon of Andersonville.

Alvin “Bo” was a retired farmer and mail carrier and lived in Andersonville for most of his life. He served a brief stint in the U.S. Army in the early 1950’s in Arizona. He was known far and wide for his fair dealings with peas from his pea patch. Alvin was a life-long member of County Line Methodist Church in Schley County, though he attended Eastside Baptist Church of Americus in the latter years of his life. He was loving and kind to all who knew him.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Eastside Baptist Church in Americus. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the church before the service. Burial will follow in Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens.

He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Janis Harris Barry McLendon of Americus, Georgia; sister, Eva McLendon Barry of Ellaville, Georgia; daughter, Shirley McLendon (Mark) Poole of Oglethorpe, Georgia; son, Gary McLendon of Andersonville, Georgia; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his Barry brothers and sisters; a multitude of nieces, nephews and caregiver and friend, Mary Jenkins.

Alvin was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Barry McLendon and a granddaughter, Carrie Michael Poole.

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

20

Jan

1:00 PM 1/20/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Eastside Baptist Church

100 Ga Hwy 27 E
Americus, GA 31709

Eastside Baptist Church
100 Ga Hwy 27 E Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Saturday

20

Jan

2:00 PM 1/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Eastside Baptist Church

100 Ga Hwy 27 E
Americus, GA 31709

Eastside Baptist Church
100 Ga Hwy 27 E Americus 31709 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oglethorpe Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

609 W Chatham St.
Oglethorpe, GA 31068

609 W Chatham St. Oglethorpe 31068 GA
United States
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