Forrest Stinnes Jordan Sr.

Published 7:51 am Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Nov. 1, 1924 –

March 10, 2012

Services for Mr. Forrest Stinnes Jordan Sr., 87, will be held Tuesday, March 13, at 11 a.m., at Cox Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Paul Medley will be officiating. Dr. Jim Wade, Hal Wilson, Mike Wilson, Andy Cadwell, Bill Wilson and Cornell Hamilton will serve as pallbearers. The Tommy Wheeler Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers.

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Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Tifton, with Pastor Brian Gunningham officiating at the graveside.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10.

Forrest Stinnes Jordan was born Nov. 1, 1924 to Mack Wayne Jordan and Effie Ammons Jordan, in Waycross, Ga. Mr. Jordan passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012.

He was married to Wilda Pearl Wade Jordan; who preceded him in death in 1991 after being married for 46 years. Mr. Jordan owned and operated Jordan’s Carpets for many, many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bainbridge and the Tommy Wheeler Sunday School Class. He loved quality work, history, and mostly, his family.

Survivors include his children: Forrest Stinnes Jordan, Jr. and wife, Nancy of Mauldin, S.C. and Jena J. Rossman and husband, Tommy of Rochelle, Ga.; sister, Peggy Wilson of Waycross; grandchildren, William Rossman of Peach Tree City, David Rossman and wife, Tabitha of Edmonton, Canada, and Michael Gamble and wife, Cassandra of Holland, Michigan; and one great-grandchild, Lily Gamble.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of your choosing.

Cox-Ware Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.