Versa Lee Jordan was born June 3, 1935 to Thelma (McKenzie) and Samuel Johnson in Maplesville, Alabama. She departed this life on Thursday, February 28, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
She united in holy matrimony to George Jordan, Jr. on April 30, 1955 and unto this union six children were born. Versa and George were married for 60 years at the time of George's death in 2016. She was employed by General Electric and retired after many years of dedicated service.
Versa leaves to cherish her memory two sons, George S. Jordan and Brian Jordan; four daughters, Lisa (Michael) Dickey, Judith (John) Caley, Stacey (Eddie) Tennant and Sheila Jordan all of Fort Wayne; brothers, James (Bernice) Johnson of Fort Wayne, Rudolph Johnson and WJ Johnson both of Alabama; sister, Willodean McCary of Fort Wayne; brother-in-laws, Luther (Ella) Jordan of Fort Wayne and Roy Jordan of Indianapolis; sister-in-laws, Rose Vaughn and Hattie Bailey both of Tennessee; 16 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Versa was preceded in death by her husband, George Jordan, Jr.; parents, Samuel and Thelma Johnson; brothers, Ira Johnson and Dolan Johnson; sisters, Annie Bell and Shirley Jones.
She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Marion National Cemetery.
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