Lois Denise McLendon, 57, of 123 Earl Rogers Ave., Edison, Ga. 39846 died some time early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014, at her residence. Her funeral will be held at 2 PM, Friday afternoon, August 1, 2014, at the Arlington Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Gaines officiating. Burial will follow in the New Park Cemetery in Ft. Gaines, Ga. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 PM at the funeral home in Blakely. The family will also be in the social hall Friday after lunch to greet friends up until funeral time at 2 PM. The pallbearers will be Mike Bradshaw, Mike Newberry, Larry Worsley, David Thompson, Hank Sheppard, Dylan Sheppard, Danny Cooper, and Jonathan Cooper.
Denise was born June 19, 1957 in Edison, Ga. to the late Lois Jean Farris McLendon and her father, H. T. “Ted” McLendon of Edison. She was a file clerk at her father’s business, the H. T. McLendon Co. in Edison. She was a member of the Arlington Baptist Church and sang in the choir.
She is survived by her father, Ted McLendon and step-mother, Ann Stevens McLendon; her sister, Melanie Sheppard & Hank; her brother, Glenn McLendon & Pam; and 2 step-sisters, Lynne Roney and Lisa Lewis, nieces, Christa McLendon, Katie Sheppard, Christine Milner and Jennifer Kimbrel and nephews, Michael McLendon, Dylan Sheppard and 2 great nephews and a great niece, all of whom live in Edison, Ga.