Etta Lee Jordan

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Etta Lee Jordan

Etta Lee Jordan of Piggott, Ark., passed away May 25, 2014, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center at the age of 84.

She was born on June 12, 1929, in Rector, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Will and Ella (Craft) Dowdy.

She was united in marriage to Sylvester Jordan on Oct. 30, 1949.

She was preceded in death by her husband Sylvester Jordan; three brothers, Lawrence, Jack and Pete Dowdy and two sisters, Lorrine Mills and Dink Russell.

Etta Lee worked at BRAD Head Start for five years, volunteered at the Piggott Community Center for many years and babysat many children in the community.

She is survived by one daughter, Etta Kay Clifton and husband Ralph of Piggott, Ark.; one son, Dennis Jordan and wife Debbie of Kansas City, Kan.; six grandchildren, Keith, Josh, Danny, Andy, Shaundra and Amanda; nine great-grandchildren and many other family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Charles Carrens officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery following service. Pallbearers were Keith Dowdy, Hayden Risinger, Zack Baker, Geoff Norred, Darrell Gossett and Kyle Johnson. Visitation was held Wednesday, prior to services, at the funeral home.