2016-01-21 / Obituaries

Henry Grady Jordan

Henry G. Jordan, 67 of Thorndale, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016 surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held Monday, January 18, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Jeffrey S. Stull officiating.

Henry was born October 6, 1948 in Milam County to Arthur Eudale and Graffie Elizabeth (Pogue) Jordan. He attended Lexington Elementary School and Thorndale High School. Henry served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971. He married Judy Darlene Stolte on February 12, 1970 at Pleasant Retreat United Methodist Church in Thorndale. Henry was a cattle rancher and ironworker having worked with Commercial Contracting for many years before retiring in 2010. Henry was a member of Pleasant Retreat United Methodist Church, the Thorndale VFW Post 4009 and Texas Iron Workers Local 482. He loved being a cattle rancher and loved baling hay.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur “Buck” and Graffie Jordan; and brother, Richard Pogue Jordan.

Henry is survived by his wife of 45 years, Judy Jordan of Thorndale; sons, Craig Jordan and wife Rhonda of Thorndale, and Seth Jordan and wife Angie of Taylor; daughter, Brandy Jordan of Bentonville, Arkansas; and grandchildren, Tyler Jordan, Paxton Jordan, Audrie Jordan, and Zac Jordan.

Memorials may be made to Thorndale V.F.W. Post #4009, P.O. Box 82, Thorndale, Texas 76577.

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