John Harold Jordan, age 89 of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Hospice.
Born in Banks County, Georgia on June 25, 1931, he was the son of the late Hoyt D. Jordan and Ethel Jones Jordan. Mr. Jordan was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills, Alto, Georgia, and was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church where he served as Deacon for many years. Mr. Jordan proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Swayne Jordan; sisters, Lavern J. Saxon and Wilma J. Sheridan; sisters-in-law, Brenda Parker Jordan and Lynn Caudell Jordan; brothers-in-law, Ralph Dooley, Ulysess Carpenter, Odos Sheridan, and Jackie Wilson.
Surviving are his sisters and brothers-in-law, Bobbie J. Carpenter of Lula, Margaret J. Dooley of Warner Robins, Emily J. Perry (Buford) of Commerce, Gayle J. Wright (Wesley) of Bogart, Elaine J. Fleming (Doug) of Alto; brothers and sisters-in-law, Talmadge Jordan (Joyce) of Maysville, Richard Jordan (Patsy) of Lula, Dayle Jordan of Lula, Stanley Jordan (Cathy) of Tignal; brother-in-law, David (Sonny) Saxon of Lula; special niece, Janie Sheridan Wilkes; many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their thanks to Northeast Georgia Medical Center Hospice and Hill Haven Nursing Home for their care.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 pm, Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Rev. Swayne Cochran officiating. Interment will follow in Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Mark Stroud officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the United States Air Force and the Grant Reeves VFW Post #7720.
The family will accept friends from 11 am until the service hour on Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Rock Springs Baptist Church, 747 Rock Springs Road, Lula, GA 30554.
Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.