Berah Willyn Thompson Jordan

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Berah Willyn Thompson Jordan

Berah Willyne Thompson Jordan, 87, of Paragould, Ark., passed away Monday, June 22, 2020, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, Jonesboro Ark. Willyne taught school for 32 years at the Cardwell, Piggott and Marmaduke school districts. After she retired from teaching, she became a Methodist pastor for St. Francis Methodist Church and Wright's Chapel. Her church and family were everything to her.

Willyne was the daughter of the late Lee and Vashti (Trantham) Hass. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 48 years, Charles Thompson; her second husband, Robert Jordan; and four siblings, Cleo, Crillon, Charles and Curtis Hass.

Survivors include her children, Larry (Tammy) Thompson, Debbie (David) Guemmer and Cindy Burns; grandchildren, Todd Guemmer, Kassie Allen, Amanda (Curtis) Henderson, Tommy Joe Burns, Mitchell (Kristen) Guemmer, Matthew Guemmer, Brett Guemmer and Garrett Thompson; great-grandchildren, Taylor Guemmer, Brennan Milligan, Charles Guemmer, Jaxon Allen, Rayleigh Burns, Riley Henderson, Vivian Guemmer, Jake Burns and Jace Guemmer; one great-great-grandchild, Kai Krupp; two sisters, Amy Gardner of Paragould and Joan Conklin of South Dakota; and many other nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, at Heath Funeral Home, in Paragould. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the Heath Colonial Chapel, Paragould, with Rev. Eddie Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Harvey's Chapel.

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Following the State of Arkansas COVID-19 guidelines, face masks will be required to enter the building and those attending should maintain social distancing.