Larry Omer Jordan

Larry Omer Jordan

Larry Omer Jordan, 79, of Tamms, died at 5:25 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

He was born on Dec. 15, 1941, in Elco, the son of Omer and Avis Watkins Jordan.

Mr. Jordan served in the U.S. Army as a specialist. He was a truck driver for more than 40 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sherry Jordan, on March 17, 2017; a stillborn grandson, Ethan Jordan; and brothers Charles and Gerald Jordan.

Survivors include his son, Christopher (Jade) Jordan of Cape Girardeau; daughter Kendra Jordan of Cape Girardeau; grandchildren Garrett and Alexandra Jordan; three sisters, Opal Pullen of Marreno, La., Janet Anderson of Cobden and Nadine Sadler of Anna; other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services were at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at the Mound City National Cemetery. Interment followed. Full military honors were given by the Illinois National Guard burial team and area veterans.

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Jones Funeral Home Tamms was in charge of  arrangements.

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