- Last Updated on 05:39 PM 10/07/12
Mrs. Marion Elizabeth Younger Jordan of Bill Tuck Hwy., South Boston died Thursday, Oct. 4, at her residence at the age of 87.
Mrs. Jordan was born in Halifax County on Oct. 21, 1924 to the late Mr. Beverly Younger and Mrs. Annie Chandler Younger. She was married to Mr. Sanford Jordan and was a member of Dan River View Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Jordan was employed by Pleasantville Cottage School in Pleasantville, N.Y. until her retirement in 1989 and was an active member of the Order of Eastern Star in Ossining, N.Y.
Mrs. Jordan is survived by her husband, Mr. Sanford Jordan of the home; one son, Mr. Thurman S. Jordan Sr. and wife Christine of Ossining, N.Y.; one daughter, Ms. Edna G. Everett of Ossining, N.Y.; one brother, Mr. Jesse Younger of Syracuse, N.Y.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jordan was preceded in death by three brothers, Walter, Howard and Moses; four sisters, Mary, Pearl, Annie D. and Grace; and one grandson, Derrick Jr.
Funeral services for Mrs. Marion Elizabeth Younger Jordan will be held on Monday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m. with services at Dan River View Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Samuel Burton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the residence, 3203 Bill Tuck Hwy., South Boston. Public viewing for family and friends was held Sunday, from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.