Amarillo, TX, area Obit: Virginia (nee BENNETT) JORDAN (1919-1997)
Seek any additional info re the following to include names of parents, siblings and/or communiations with any children; Rrobert Eugene JORDAN (b 1947), David Jordan (b ?) and Julie JORDAN (b ?) and/or any of their children.
Following obiitary published in unknown, Amarillo, Texas, area newspaper, on __ June?/Jul? 1993:
Virgnia Jordan, 73, died, Saturday,
June 26, 1993.
Services will be 11 a.m., Monday,
Jul 5. in St. Peter's Episcopal Church
with the Rev. John D. Walker, rector, of-
ficiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery
Mrs. Jordan was born in Paris, Ill,
and was raised in Portland, Ore. She
moved to Amarillo in 1945 and married
Judge E. E. "Gene" Jordan in 1943 at
New Orleans. She was active in the law
Wives Association, Texas Researve Offi-
cers Association, Amarillo Little Theater
and was a co-founder of the Texas Non-
Profit Theaters. She was a longtime mem-
ber of the Central Church of Christ and
later joined St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
She moved to California in 1991.
Survivors include two sons, Robert
Jordan of Albewuerque, N. M. and David
Jordan of Amarillo; a daughter, Julie Jor-
dan of Pheoniz, Az.; and four grandchil-
The family requests memorials be to
Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.
Per info found on a California death index,
Virginia was born on 3 Oct 1919 in Illinois and died on 26 Jun 1993 in ______, San Diego County, California. Her father is named as _____ BENNETT and her mother as _____ LIKENS.
Per Cemetery records, Virginia and her husband, Judge Eugene "Gene" Elkin FORDAN are buried Section 2-A, Lot 523A, Spaces 1, 2, Llano Cemetery, Amarillo East, Randall County, Texas.
Also seek date (__ ___ 1943, per above obit) of Eugene & Virginia's marriage in New Orleans.