|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1929|
|Death: ||Sep. 7, 2006|
Sunday, September 10, 2006
Mr. John Willie "J W" Jordan, 77, of Moss Point, Miss., died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, in Biloxi, Miss. He was born on Jan. 19, 1929 in Raleigh, Miss., to Mr. Horace and Flonnie Jordan.
J. W. spent most of his life in Jackson County, Miss. He was a devoted husband, father, and papa. The simple things in life are what he enjoyed the most. Watching his vegetables grow, his family gathered together around him and watching the river drift slowly by. He was a simple man who was loved and looked up to by many.
J. W. was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Magalene Easterling; a son, John "David" Jordan; and two grandsons, Scott McCormick and John David "J.D." Jordan.
J. W. leaves loving memories to his loving and devoted wife of 42 years, Norma Jean Jordan; four sons, Stacey (Regina) Jordan, Stanley (Darlene) Jordan, Paul "Kenny" Jordan, and Joel Jordan; four daughters, Alisha (Billy) O'Bannon, Tonia (Bruce) Lynd, Pam (Terry) Kiker, and Debbie (Tim) Buffington; three brothers, Newell (Mary) Jordan, Junior (Jean) Jordan, and Billy Jordan.; and a sister, Ouida Parker. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 11, 2006, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at 2 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home. Rev. Gary Netherland officiating along with Bro. Gene F. Vance and Bro. John D. Tucker. Burial will be at Orange Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Tommy Miller, Jordan Evans, Kristoffer Jordan, John Michael Jordan, Bruce "Bubba" Lynd Jr., and John Lynd. Honorary pallbearers include Billy O'Bannon, Bruce Lynd Sr., Joey Jordan, Stevie Jordan, Brian McCormick, Brad McCormick, Eric Oxenholt, Wayne Millam, Orville Thorton, and Harold Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Brendan Green, Lee Coleman and Brannon Harrington.
Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, Miss. Locally owned and operated. You can sign an online register book for Mr. John Willie "J. W." Jordan at www.heritagefuneralhome.us
The Mississippi Press
Horace L. Jordan (1908 - 1995)
Flonnie Jordan (1910 - 1969)
Norma Jean Alpizar Jordan (1945 - 2008)
John David Jordan (1948 - 2000)*
Joel Stephen Jordan (1951 - 2013)*
Orange Grove Cemetery
Maintained by: Cheryl Walker
Originally Created by: Robert Reeves
Record added: Jun 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37814608
R.I.P. grandpa, luv & miss you|
Added: Sep. 1, 2012