Memorial services were held on Monday, 4 February, 2013 at 7p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Boaz, Alabama. Interment in Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Mike Spivey officiating. Music by the Gospel Heritage Quartet and also Karen Gazaway.
Lendell is survived by his wife: Patricia Beam Bates of Boaz, Sons & Daughters-in-Law: Alan & Libby Bates, Randy Hubbard, Chad & Abigail Hubbard, Daughter & Son-in-Law: Brandy & Steve Tarvin, Grandchildren: Steven & Summer Bates, Sam Bates, Caleb Tarvin, Hunter Tarvin, Gracie Leigh Anne Hubbard and Bates Hubbard.
Pallbearers: Sam Bates, Steven Bates, Justin Beam, Jacob Beam, Steve Liverett, Branton Milner, Frank Eaton and Shane Otinger. Honorary Pallbearers: James Parrish, Harold Johnson, Byron Leles, John Kitchens, Ray Stonicher and Glennis Johnson.