The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


April 17, 2013

Geneva Jordan

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 — Geneva Jordan, age 82, of New London, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at her home in New London.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle.

The funeral service will be at 4 p.m. in the Hartsell Funeral Home’s Lefler Memorial Chapel in Albemarle officiated by Rev. Boyd Joyce. Burial will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory in Albemarle.

She was born March 6, 1931, in Stanly County to the late Ellis Farrington Barbee and the late Victoria Crisco Barbee. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bural Jordan.

Survivors include sons, Reggie Barbee of New London, N.C. and Bural Jordan Jr. of Mount Holly, N.C.; daughter, Tonia Jefferis of Raleigh, N.C.; and sisters, Carolyn Eudy and Hazel Layton, both of Albemarle, N.C.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren and one waiting to be born.

She loved children and had a daycare in her home for  30 years.

Memorials may be made to Palestine United Methodist Church.

Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Jordan family.

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