Charles Fredrick Jordan

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Charles  Jordan02/16/1985
Services for Charles Fredrick Jordan, Jr., 71, of Knoxville; who died Feb. 16, 1985 at his home, Were held, Feb. 19 at the Knoxville Assembly of God Church. Bybee and Davis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Interment was in Lincoln Cemetery.
Revs. Bob Jones and Dennis Woodruff officiated at the services. Music was provided by Debbi Woodruff, organist, and Gloria Jor dan, soloist.

Pallbearers were Wayne Jansen,
Don Conger, Don Edwards, Leonard Langstraat, Richard Thomas and Fred Parker. Honorary bearers were Tommy, Merle, Elmer, Ellis, Marion, and Clarence Jordan.

Mr. Jordan was born on May 19, 1913 at Knoxville, the son of Charles Fredrick and Eleanor Crosby Jordan.

He grew up on the family farm five miles west of Knoxville and after attending Knoxville schools, he at attend Missourl Malta Academy in Mexico.

With the exception of the two years he worked as a welder in the shipyards at San Pedro, Calif., he lived and worked on the family farm which was recognized as a Century Farm in August, 1984.

On Sept. 22, 1940, he married Ethel Mae Holdsworth.
He was a member of the Knoxville Assembly of God Church where he served in various positions including treasurer for 19 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife and parents.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ivan (Gloria) Eames of Columbia, Mo. and Mrs. Richard (Donna) Brees of Indianola; one son, David of Knoxville; seven grand children; and one sister, Mrs. Ralph (Farye) Schotes.

A memorial has been established to the Knoxville Assembly of God Church.