Charlotte Nance Jordan

Charlotte Nance Jordan

Charlotte Nance Jordan, 85, Elizabethton passed away Sunday April 22, 2012 in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home.

A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Edward Avery and Mamie Bell Parker Nance. Charlotte was a member of the 1945 graduating Class of Elizabethton High School. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Oak Street Baptist Church and the Faith Sunday School Class and a prayer warrior for the Fairview Baptist Church where her son is pastor. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband; James Willis Jordan, Jr., January 30, 1993.

Survivors include a son & daughter-in-law: Dr. Kenneth & Terri Jordan, Piney Flats. Two Grandsons: Andrew Nance Jordan and Jared Cole Jordan both of Piney Flats. One Sister: Billie Earthman, Charlotte, North Carolina. A Brother & sister-in-law: Edwin & Maria Nenita Cano Nance, Shenzhen, China. Three Nieces: Cynthia Lee Earthman, Charlotte, North Carolina, Lorrie Nance Larson & husband Gene, Leander, Texas and Amy Leigh Nance McKenna, Stevenson Ranch, California.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Hendrich and Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating.

Graveside Service and Interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in Happy Valley Memorial Park with her grandson Jared Jordan, Soloist. Active Pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday will be: Cleatis Boling, Tom Howell, Doug Rasnick, Luther McKeehan, Jim Caldwell and Jerry Jordan. Honorary Pallbearers will be her church family at Oak Street Baptist Church and the church family of Fairview Baptist Church.

To Judy Deloach, Administrator, and the caring staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home; and to Dr. Jonathan Bremer for his compassionate and dedicated care of Mom, as the staff physician. To her special friend of many years, Frances Bare and to the Ladies of the Faith Sunday School Class of Oak Street Baptist Church and to her sitters over the years: Carrie Nance, Rachel Dicken and Linda Lowrance and to frequent visitor and deacon, Will H. Andrews, thank you for all the love and concern that you have shown to Mom.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the We Love Our Church Fund, Oak Street Baptist Church, 804 Oak Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643 or the Fairview Baptist Church Building Fund, 585 Watauga Road, Watauga, Tenn. 37694.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery.

Condolences may be e-mailed to

Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Happy Valley Memorial Park