Lena Rose Harvard Jordan, 92, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away on January 31, 2020.
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Born April 20, 1927 in Navarro, Texas, she was the daughter of the late George Wade Harvard and Mary Hortense Boyd Harvard.
Lena Rose attended Mildred High School and graduated from North Texas State University with a degree in Education. She married Jackie Dale Jordan Sr. in 1949 and they were blessed with four children. Jack preceded her in death on February 17, 1995.
They lived in Dallas and Henderson and finally settled in Nacogdoches in their home where she lived for the past 55 years.
She loved to cook for her family and enjoyed sewing, reading, crossword puzzles and playing dominos with her friends every week. She was a lifelong member of Fredonia Hill Baptist Church where she attended service every Sunday and especially enjoyed the food and fellowship on Sunday nights.
Lena is survived by her children Beckye Lynn Jordan Thomas and her husband Michael of Carrollton, Texas, Douglas Wade Jordan and his wife Claire of Nacogdoches, Texas, Jackie Dale Jordan Jr. and his wife Melinda of San Antonio, Texas, and Merry Melissa Jordan Behrle of Spring, Texas. Lena had 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sister Dorothy Sybil Harvard McDaniel.
Graveside services will be held for the family and anyone who would like to attend at Hopewell Cemetery in Navarro, Texas at 2:00p.m. Saturday, February 15, 2020 with Pastor Benny Horn officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hopewell Cemetery Association,
9300 SE CR 2150, Corsicana, Texas 75109.
An online guestbook is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the Lena Rose Jordan obituary.