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Shirley Jordan

Shirley Jean Jordan

Sunday, December 7th, 1941 - Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Obituary

A service to honor the life of Mrs. Shirley Jean Adcock Jordan or “Jeannie” as she was lovingly known. Will be held at 10 am Monday, June 29, 2020, in the chapel of Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe, LA with Pastor Mike Lairsey and Pastor Gary Sapp officiating. Family will receive friends for visitation Sunday, June 28 from 5:00-8:00 pm, also at Griffin Funeral Home.

Mrs. Jean was born Dec 7, 1941 in Quitman, LA. She graduated from Quitman High School at 18 years of age, and later went to business school in Monroe, LA. While there, she frequently visited “The Hollywood Restaurant” where she met Dwain Hilton Jordan; they married on April 2, 1961 and they spent the next 59 years together. During this time they owned and operated Snuffy’s Grocery and Hardware for 35 yrs. They served in numerous position in their church. Upon retiring they became RV MAPS Volunteers, traveling all over building churches. They devoted many hours volunteering at church camps and making numerous friends.

She was a member of Harvest Assembly of God. She loved the Lord, her family and extended church family as well. This was evident in the life she lived, serving others.

She was blessed with a quick wit; which led her grandchildren and great grandchildren to call her “Sassy”. When asked “How are you feeling?” she would respond; “With my hands”. She loved to fish, was an excellent seamstress, loved all typed of crafts, and was a master at any game she ever attempted to play. If you could beat her at a game, it was a true accomplishment. She was always a good sport, and even though she never let you win, she never had a problem when she would lose. She always took it like the graceful woman that she was. The same can be said when she gracefully accepted the loss of life on this earth due to her battle with cancer. On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, she walked over the threshold to her heavenly home.

“Jeannie” is preceded in death by her parents, Henry Gilbert Adcock and Lurline Thomas Adcock, two brothers, Stanley and Royce, daughter Pamela Jean.

She is survived by her loving husband, Dwain “Snuffy” Jordan; daughter Kris Jordan Lairsey and husband Mike of Slidell, LA; Kerry Alan Jordan and wife Denice of Downsville, LA; step-son Dwain Hilton Jordan, Jr. and wife Terry of Oak Grove, LA; two sisters, Doris Adcock Walsworth of Quitman, LA; Pat Adcock Vail and husband Jerry of Farmerville, LA.

“Mawmaw” is also survived by five grandsons, James Jordan; Jeremy, Dylan, and Jordan Lairsey; Chris Jordan; three granddaughters, April Franklin, Sherry Jordan, and Kaley Jordan. She is also survived by numerous loving great grandchildren and countless nieces, nephews, and friends that were dear to her heart.

Until we meet again in the sweet by and by….

Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 28th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, June 28th, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe
    Address
    911 Warren Drive
    WEST MONROE, LA 71291
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  • Service

    Monday, June 29th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, June 29th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Griffin Funeral Home West Monroe
    Address
    911 Warren Drive
    WEST MONROE, LA 71291
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Joshua Nunn

Posted at 11:02pm
I remember her from when I was a child. She was the sweetest soul. She will definitely be missed by many. Prayers for you Mr Snuffy and all your family.
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Thomas and Dixie Hennington

Posted at 05:50pm
Have know Jean and Snuffy all my life. Everybody loved Snuffys grocery and hardware and were sad when it closed . My sister worked for them and loved the store too. Jean made me several different outfits as she was a wonderful seamstress . The community will miss her and her beautiful smile. Our
Lives were enriched just by knowing her .
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Kayline Gipson

Posted at 02:16pm
Jeanne was always so fun to be with. Very outspoken and honest. We shatrd a lot of hard work and Good Times at Twin Lakes Campground. Sharing Both with Snuffy. They both shared good times and bad with me.
We went throufh a lot together. We were more like Sisters than close friends. I loved our heart to heart talks.Jeanne always made me feel better about whatever we shared. I could go on and on. I LOVE YOU JEANNE. Give Michelle a hug for me!
JR

Joe and Wanda Rabb

Posted at 04:20pm
In remembrance of Jean. All the nice visits we had. Peace and Serenity throughout your Heavenly life.
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