James Leon Jordan, Sr

James Leon Jordan, Sr

Birth
Schley County, Georgia, USA
Death 4 Jul 2012 (aged 93)
Winder, Barrow County, Georgia, USA
Burial Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 53239022 · View Source
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Americus Times Recorder:
Winder — Mr. James L. Jordan, 93, of Americus, passed away Wednesday afternoon, July 4, 2012, in Winder, Ga.

Funeral services are planned for 2 p.m. today, July 8, 2012, at Central Baptist Church. The Rev. Hugh DeLoach and Dr. Bryan Myers will officiate. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

A visitation was held from 6-8 p.m Saturday evening, July 7, 2012, at Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St.

Born April 10, 1919, in Schley County, he was a son of the late Amos Jordan and Willie Jordan Cook. He was a retired section foreman for the B.F. Goodrich Co. and was a member of Central Baptist Church, where he had been very active in Sunday School and the Silvertones.

Mr. Jordan was preceded in death by his wife, Erlene Bryan Jordan in May 1994.

Survivors include four daughters: Laverne Esco (Charlie) of Atlanta, Myra Chavers (Harold) of Plains, Dale Sherouse (Larry) of Drayton, and Elaine Steed (Lee) of Gwinnett County; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Baptist Camp, 2424 Ga. Highway 30 West, Americus,GA 31719.

Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., is in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: C. T. Lewis
  • Added: 4 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53239022
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Leon Jordan, Sr (10 Apr 1919–4 Jul 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53239022, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by C. T. Lewis (contributor 46817020) .