Myrtle Lee Parker Jordan

Myrtle Jordan
Sep/14/1927 – Sep/21/2023
Powers Funeral Home

1927

Myrtle Lee Parker was born on 14 Sep 1927 in Lee, South Carolina, USA a child of Amos Lee Parker and Beulah Outlaw Parker.

1930

Myrtle Lee Parker was counted in the census on 04 Apr 1930 in Lee, South Carolina, USA, as a 2-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Amos L Parker; her mother, Beulah Parker; and her siblings, Bessie Lee Parker, Herbert Lee Parker, Herman G Parker.

1940

Myrtle Parker was counted in the census on 17 Apr 1940 in Spring Hill, Lee, South Carolina, USA, as a 12-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Amos Parker; her mother, Beulah Parker; and her brothers, Herbert Parker and Gilbert Parker.

1946

When she was 18, she married James Clifford “Tippy” Jordan on 17 Aug 1946 in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-63NK-J?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-63NK-Z?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-638G-C?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1951

On May 11, 1951, Mrs James C Jordan was mentioned as a daughter in the obituary of Amos Lee Parker.

1960

On December 21, 1960, Mrs Myrtle Jordan was mentioned as a daughter in the obituary of Mrs A L Outlaw Parker.

1979

On September 5, 1979, Mrs James C Jordan as mentioned as a sister in the obituary of Mrs Bessie Parker Camden Mcelveen.

2001

On March 3, 2001, Myrtle Park Jordan as mentioned as the wife in the obituary of James Clifford Jordan.

2023

She died on 21 Sep 2023 in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. She was buried in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Obituary of Myrtle Jordan

CAMDEN – Funeral service for Myrtle Parker Jordan, 96, will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Camden.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Shriners Hospital for Children.

Mrs. Jordan, wife of the late James C. “Tippy” Jordan, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 21, 2023.  Born in Lee County, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Amos and Beulah Outlaw Parker.  She retired from Jordan Tax Service and was a member of Southside Baptist Church where she enjoyed being in the choir and singing hymns.  She enjoyed cooking, gardening and canning. 

Myrtle had an unshakeable faith in Jesus Christ which she always had at the center of her life.  She loved her family fiercely and spent endless hours telling stories of her long life to her family.  Mrs. Jordan had a kind and giving heart and loving manner.  It was recently said of her “She was a true lady known for her charm and wit.  Her smile said it all.”

Surviving are her children, Linda J. Parnell (Bobby), James C. Jordan Jr. (Beth), Brenda Gardner (John) and Bryan Jordan; grandchildren, Angie Guy (Lindsay), James R. West IV (Valerie) and Ryan Jordan (Melissa); and great-grandchildren, Margaret Guy, Emily Guy, James Guy, Edwin Guy, Camryn West, Zachary West, Sandler Jordan and Sawyer Jordan.  She was predeceased by her son, Howard A. Jordan; brothers, Gilbert Parker, Herbert Parker and Leo Parker; and sister, Bessie Lee McElveen.

VISITATION

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Powers Funeral Home
832 Ridgeway Rd
Lugoff, South Carolina, United States
803-408-8711

FUNERAL SERVICE

2:00 pm
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Powers Funeral Home
832 Ridgeway Rd
Lugoff, South Carolina, United States
803-408-8711

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