Menola "Nola" Sanford Alderman passed away on April 29, 2015. She was born on August 12, 1926 in New Hanover County, N.C. to the late Tebe Sanford and Louise S. Sanford.
Nola will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a sixty plus year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a past Matron of Millbrook Chapter # 293. She enjoyed many crafts, but especially knitting, beadwork, and crocheting. She is preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Edward Alderman, infant daughter, Marcia Alderman, and brother, Tebe Sanford, Jr. Nola is survived by her sons; Dr. Edward Alderman, Jr. and wife, Annette and Donald Alderman and wife, Sheila, grandchildren; Lauren Alderman, Marshall Alderman and wife, Sarah, and Eddie Alderman, CoCo, her canine companion and other loving family members from Wilmington and Greensboro.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh, N.C. 27609. The family will receive friends and relatives following the service. Burial will take place on Monday, May 4, 2015 at Lakeview Memorial Park, Greensboro, N.C. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownwynne.com