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Irene Jordan

August 14, 1932 — September 16, 2016

Irene Peck Jordan of Sanford died Friday surrounded by her family at her home.


A North Carolina native, she was a daughter of the late Irene and Lewis Peck. Memorial services are planned for 11:00am Tuesday at St Luke United Methodist Church. Visitation will precede the service at 10:00am in the Church Parlor.


She was active in the community, serving on the City of Sanford Appearance Commission, was a member of the hospital auxiliary, the Chicora Literary Club, Dogwood Garden Club, the Century Club, and numerous other social clubs. She loved writing poetry and was author of several children’s books. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 62 years, Robert Calhoun Jordan Jr, a son R. Calhoun “Cal” Jordan III, and a sister, Nancy Conner.


Surviving are daughters, Karen J. (Mark) Barrett of Raleigh and Molly J (Chuck) Maness of Liberty Township, OH; a daughter-in-law, Cindy K. Jordan of Hillsborough; a brother, Lewis B. Peck Jr of Concord; sisters, Mary Anna Dunn of Greensboro, Betty Anthony of Winston Salem; seven grandchildren, Dave Barrett, Elizabeth B. Wenceslao, Caroline B. Hepler, Robert W. Jordan, Anna Brooks Reed, J. Taft Maness, and Cole R. Maness; eight great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


Memorial contributions may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice, 1836 Doctors Dr, Sanford, NC 27330.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Morris Chapel United Methodist Church

Cox Mill Rd, Sanford, NC 27332

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Ladies Parlor at St Luke

2916 Wicker St, Sanford, NC 27330

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