March 18, 1929 - April 21, 2021
Frances Rebecca Pless Alderman, 92, of Salisbury, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at the Novant Health Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House. Born March 18, 1929 in Landis, Mrs. Alderman was the daughter of the late Welker Doc Pless and Lela Mae Ramseur Pless. She graduated from Landis High School, Class of 1947. Mrs. Alderman was employed in the Cannon Mills office for eleven years and was school secretary for 25 years at Wiley and Henderson Elementary Schools. She was a volunteer for Hospice of Rowan County and was secretary for the Family Crisis Council for 13 years. She has also served as organist at Trinity Lutheran Church, Landis and was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Neal Alderman on April 23, 2020 and whom she married in 1957 at Trinity Lutheran Church; and a brother, George Pless. Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, David Neal Alderman and wife Rhonda of Salisbury, and Phillip Kyle Alderman and wife Donna of Raleigh; grandchildren, Joshua Bryan Alderman and wife Courtney of Granite Quarry, Jeremy Ryan Alderman and wife Jennifer of Salisbury and Cameron Bryce Alderman of Raleigh; great-grandchildren, Ava Rhea, Easton Bryan, Griffin James and Sydney Ryan Alderman; sister-in-law, Doris Pless of Landis; and a number of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:30 PM Friday (Apr. 23) in the Church Parlor of Salem Lutheran Church. With COVID restrictions only 10 guests will be allowed in the Parlor at a time. Everyone is asked to please wear a mask. The Funeral Service for Mrs. Alderman and a Memorial Service for Mr. Neal Alderman, whose service was postponed because of COVID will be held at 3 PM in the Church Sanctuary with Rev. Dawn Rister, officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church, 5080 Sherrills Ford Rd., Salisbury, NC 28147 or Novant Health Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, 1229 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, NC 28144. Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Alderman family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Frances Rebecca Pless Alderman, 92, of Salisbury, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at the Novant Health Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House. Born March 18, 1929 in Landis, Mrs. Alderman was the daughter of the late Welker Doc Pless and Lela... View Obituary & Service Information
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