Albert Ross Pendergraft 81, of Onia died at his home Sunday, October 20, 2013. He was born July 23, 1932 in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Albert Ross and Myrtle (Harper) Pendergraft.
He was a member of the Bethany Missionary Baptist Church of Onia, Arkansas, where he served as music director. He loved singing and playing the guitar. He was a retired engineer specialist for General Dynamics. Albert was a Air Force veteran.
He is survived by two daughters: Joy D. Pendergraft of Onia, and Karen A. Lowell of Canada: two sisters Lillian Muse and Georgia Bishop; five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary L. Pendergraft, of 59 years and four months, one son, Timothy R. Pendergraft, his parents, two sisters Delores (Jodi) Lumpkin, Bertha Merideth, two brothers Clyde Pendergraft, and Chester Pendergraft.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Bethany Missionary Baptist Church in Onia with Brother Junior Barham, Brother Ronnie Lee, and Brother Eddy Lee officiating. A visitation will be held from 6-8pm Friday, October 25, 2013 at the church. Interment will be in Pordue Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Keith Johnson, David Fletcher, Tom Tutt, Jeff Freitas, Ronnie Garman, and Brady Johnson. Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Harlan, L.C. Gammill, Lance Anderson, and Luke Johnson.
Roller Coffman Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.