Geraldine Gillean Jordan

Published 2:31 pm Monday, September 17, 2018

Mrs. Geraldine Gillean Jordan, 90, of Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Cooleemee, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 in Melbourne.

She was born on March 20, 1928 to the late Clarence McLeod and Callie Rose Adkins Gillean. She was a retired teacher in the N.C. school system, teaching in Woodleaf and Cooleemee. She was a charter member and Sunday school teacher at Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee until moving to Florida in 2010.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Ray Franklin Jordan; and her sister, Elizabeth Steelman.

Survivors: a son and daughter-in-law, Donald and LuAnn Jordan; grandchildren, Jeffrey Jordan, Lisa Jordan Smith and husband Joshua, and Eric Jordan and wife Alyssa; and 3 great-grandchildren, Madison Rose Jordan, Landen Michael Smith and Jacob Robert Jordan, all of Melbourne.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 22 at Victory Baptist Church in Cooleemee, with the  Rev. Shelby Harbour officiating. Burial followed at Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury.

Memorials: Victory Baptist, PO Box 686, Cooleemee, 27014.