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Joyce Wade Jordan

Obituary Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Joyce Wade Jordan, age 93, of Alto, passed away on Thursday, January, 20, 2022.

Born on June 22, 1928, in Cornelia, she was a daughter of the late Sherman Wade and Ola Gailey Wade. Mrs. Jordan worked at Carwood Manufacturing and later retired from Fieldale. She was a member of the former Mt. Sinai Congregational Holiness Church where she played the piano for 40 years. She also played for other meetings and events and at the nursing home. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother, who was described by her family as a great listener. She was a wonderful cook who was known for her fried apple pies and strawberry short cakes. She also enjoyed canning in her spare time.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Jordan was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Jordan; sisters, Irene Pratchard, Imogene Stancil and Elsie Holcomb; brothers, Cody, Isaac, Artis, Odell and Vance Wade.

She is survived by son Dennis Wade Jordan of Alto, grandchildren, Misty (Cliff) Baird of Demorest, Chad (Tina) Jordan of Lula and Brian Jordan of Alto; great-grandchildren, Justin Jordan of Lakemont, Joshua Baird, Shelby (Brandon) Lynch and Faith Baird all of Habersham County, Hunter Jordan and Hayden Jordan both of Lula; great-great grandchild, Johana Hope Lynch; sister Sandra Poole of Baldwin; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services are 2 pm on Sunday January 23, 2022 in the Chapel at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Pastor Scott Ledbetter officiating. Interment will follow in the former Mt. Sinai, now Rehoboth Congregational Holiness Church in Lula.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Saturday at the funeral home.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at


McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
01/23/2022 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
175 VFW Post Rd, PO Box 725, Cornelia 30531