Services for Mr. Claude B. Jordan Sr., age 83, of Lindale are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Central Baptist Church in Lindale with the Rev. Mark Thompson, the Rev. Byron Howard and the Rev. David "Took" Martin officiating. Interment will follow in the Lindale City Cemetery under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Directors in Lindale.
Mr. Jordan died Friday, May 17, 2013, in a Tyler hospital. He was born on Sept. 24, 1929, in Smith County to the late Frank Wesley and Launa (Sitton) Jordan and was a lifelong resident of Lindale. Mr. Jordan served in the United States Army and was previous owner and operator of P&O Motors in Lindale. He was a member of the Lindale Masonic Lodge No. 848 where he served as past master. He was past president of the Lions Club and member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Mr. Jordan had also been past fire chief for the Lindale Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the Damascus Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Imogene (Black) Jordan, in 1991 and daughter-in-law, Deborah Jordan in 1993.
Mr. Jordan is survived by his wife, Betty Jordan, of Lindale; sons and daughters-in-law, James Ralph and Eloise Jordan, of Lindale, Keith and Penni Jordan, of Lindale, and Claude "Bubba" and Andrea Jordan, Lindale; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Jimmy Malone, of Tyler, and Carol and Ronnie Crouch, of Tyler; brothers, Royce Jordan, of Tyler, Frank W. Jordan, of Amarillo, and Ronald C. Jordan, of Desoto; sisters, Wanda Wright, of Lindale, Judy Anderson, of Tyler, and Ann Mallory, of Lindale; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Serving as pallbearers will be grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers are Berry Goines, Wayne Helen, Ray Lewis, Buddy Hicks, Joe Willmon, Morris Cherry, Sam Ferguson, Russell Louden and Charlie Hicks.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale.
Memorials may be made to the