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Nathaniel Roosevelt Alderson

November 1, 1934 — November 26, 2018

Nathaniel Roosevelt Alderson

Nathaniel R. Alderson of Sutherlin, VA passed away November 26, 2018.  He was born in Pittsylvania County, VA on November 1, 1934 and was 84 years of age. He was the son of the late Charles Edgar Alderson and the late Betty Sue Davis Alderson. He was married to Pats Stevens Alderson who survives.


He was of the Baptist faith and served in the United States Army.


Nathaniel Alderson is survived by:

His Wife
Patsy S. Alderson of the home

One Son
Mark Alderson of Sutherlin

One Grandson
Steven Alderson of Sutherlin

One Granddaughter
Cheryl Alderson of Richmond

One Sister
Elizabeth Shotwell of Alton


***Preceded in death by***

One Son
Ronnie Alderson

Four Brothers
George, Harvey, Budge and Charlie Alderson


Graveside Services will be held Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Alderson Family Cemetery, Keeling, VA with the Rev. Carl Burger officiating.


The family will receive friends Thursday, one hour prior to the service at the graveside.


For memorials please consider Clover Volunteer Fire Department, 1020 North Gayle St., Clover, VA 24534 or Laurel Grove Volunteer Fire Department, 2081 Laurel Grove Rd., Sutherlin, VA 24594.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, Powell Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alderson Family Cemetery


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