Vonie Pearl Jordan
May 28, 1925 - July 22, 2012
Vonie Pearl Jordan “Mamaw” was born May 28, 1925. She was greeted by Jesus as she entered Heavens gates on Sunday, July 22, 2012. She was welcomed by her loved ones who had gone ahead: Her beloved husband Oscar C. Jordan; beloved parents Paris and Ilar Haynes; sisters, Willie Mae Brisendine, and Doris Elizabeth Nix; brother, Paris “Possum” Haynes; and grandchildren Ricky Jordan, Clint McCarty and Lisa Jordan.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. Vonie always served others, had the gift of hospitality, and loved through her actions, not just words. She loved cooking for her family, and her specialty was making her famous homemade biscuits and gravy.
She cherished spending time with her family, and especially Christmas Eve, which was a family tradition, and always at her home. She was a mother who lived an example that taught her children to love the Lord and serve Him.
She is survived by her five sons, Arnold Jordan and wife Camille, James Jordan and wife Sue, Loyd Jordan and wife Linda all of Trinidad, Texas, Tony Jordan and wife Shirley, Donnie Jordan and wife Linda of Ferris; two daughters Juanita McCarty and husband Bill “George” of Red Oak and Brenda Lane and husband Tommy of Trinidad; Sister-in-law Wanda Haynes of Bonham; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren and many other family and friends all of whom she loved very much.
The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel with James Southard, Donnie Jordan and Arnold Jordan officiating. Interment followed in the Red Oak Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Arnold Jordan, James Jordan, Loyd Jordan, Tony Jordan, Juanita McCarty, Donnie Jordan, Brenda Lane, Micah Williams.
Arrangements by Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie. www.bozemitchellmckibbin.com.