A celebration of life for Mr. Eugene James Jordan will be held on Saturday November 3, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at the Brown’s Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2313 E. 27th Avenue, Tampa Florida, where Bishop Matthew Williams is Pastor with Pastor Cheryl R. Green, Officiating and Pastor Raymond Jenkins, Eulogist both of Rainbow Ministries. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery 4900 East Chelsea Street Tampa, Florida.
Mr. Eugene James Jordan was born on February 27, 1941 in Fort White, Florida to the parentage of Lee Hughes and Rebecca Jordan. He was educated in the public schools system of Columbia County. He accepted Christ at an early age, strayed away until December 7, 2003, when he accepted him back into his heart at Rainbow Ministries Church of God in Christ, under the late Pastor Joseph Green. On June 15, 1961 he was united in holy matrimony to Gloria Randall, to this union five children were born. He later united in holy matrimony to Roberta Lynch on June 7, 1993.
On Monday, October 22, 2012, God reached down from heaven and plucked one of his precious flowers from the garden and took him home to be with Him. We take comfort in knowing that he is resting.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Lee Hughes and Rebecca Jordan; brothers, Charles Jordan, Jefferson (Simmie) Jordan, and Henry Jordan; sisters, Helen (John) Scott, and Elouise (Carlton) Cushion; daughter, Sonya Burns; sister-in-law, Patricia Coleman and granddaughter, Allison Jordan.
Mr. Jordan leaves to cherish memories of him with: a loving and devoted wife, Roberta Jordan; daughters, Equilla Collins and Althea Gena (DiAngelo) Douglas, sons, Anthony (Cynthia) Jordan and Dwayne (Shawnda) Jordan; sisters; Mary Francis Howard, Annie Lee Aarons, Grace Merricks, Vernell (LC) Johnson, Quincey Ann (Ronald) Durr; grandchildren, Temika, Rosalyn, Curtis, Anthony Jr., Lamar, Keith, Demetrius, Jenay, Diangelo, Jr., Vincent, Cardaryl, Lativia, Brittany, Diamond, Dion, and Trey; 19 great grandchildren; goddaughter/niece, Ruby Lynch; sister-in-law; Gwen (Horace) Garrison; brothers-in-law; Tommy and Kenneth Lynch; god parents; Shirlene (Walter) Thompson and a host of sorrowing nieces, nephews, cousins, great friends and other relatives.
A viewing will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street Tampa, Florida from 5:00 – 9:00 P.M. on Friday November 2, 2012.