Lois Jordan, 95, of Lansing, formerly of Clinton, died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at the Grandhaven Living Center, Lansing with her loving family at her bedside. She was born in Livingston, Tenn., on July 19, 1914, the daughter of Sidney and Sallie (Clark) Harward. She was united in marriage with Truman Jordan on Jan. 5, 1936, in Livingston and he preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1996.
Lois moved to Lansing from Clinton in 1992. She attended the Lansing Trinity Methodist Church and was a member of the Lansing Area Patchers, and a former member of Adrian Quilt Guild. Lois lived on a farm near Macon, Mich., for many years where she raised chickens and sold their eggs.
Lois is survived by a daughter, Lenora (Gene) Rathbun of Lansing; a son, Truman H. (Linda) Jordan of Mt. Vernon, Iowa; six grandchildren, Cindy (Dirk) Case, Paul (Brenda) Rathbun, Jim (Rachel) Rathbun, Jenny (Eric Wood) Jordan, Jackie (Andy) Morrical, and Joy (Mark Johnson) Jordan; twelve great grandchildren, Joshua (Natalie) Case, Amanda Case, Ben, Sam, Allyssa, James, Shalyn, and Jeremiah Rathbun, Sam and Emma Jordan-Wood, and Matt and Mandie Morrical.
In addition to her husband, Truman, Lois was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and two sisters. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation will be at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes, 313 W. Pottawatamie St. Tecumseh, MI 49286, on Friday, July 16, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be on Saturday, July 17, at 1 p.m. at the Macon United Methodist Church, 11964 Macon Hwy. Clinton, Mich. 49236, with the Rev. Lance Ness officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 12 noon until service time. Interment will follow at Macon Cemetery.