John Owen Jordan

John Owen Jordan

Mr. John Owen Jordan, age 88 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021.

Born Wednesday, September 21, 1932 in Jordan Hill, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Rhoda Bartley Jordan and Lawrence R. Jordan; brother, Harvie Jordan; sister-in-law, Ardell H. Jordan; and sister, Ruth Mae Jordan.

Mr. Jordan was a long time member of Big Creek Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and music director. He was a founding member of the Pine Ridge Quartet. Mr. Jordan was a member of the Georgetown Masonic Lodge. He spent his working career as a rural mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. Mr. Jordan served his country in the United States Army.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 68 years, Marie Bradford Jordan; daughters, Vicki Jordan Gaar Voight (Dave) and Terry Jordan Ray (P.R.); sons, Brad and Tim Jordan (Traci); sister, Mildred Jordan Shelton (Jimmy); 12 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren.

The family received friends on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Big Creek Baptist Church, from 11:00 AM until time of services.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Big Creek Baptist Church with Dr. Vernon Blair and Rev. Gene Chelette officiating. Interment followed in Jordan Hill Cemetery under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Ryan Ates, Brent Jordan, Brian Gaar, David Gaar, Adam Lofton, Matt Romero and Nakia Wyatt. Honorary pallbearers were Parker Brasuell, Matt Elkins, Caleb Morton, Clyce Lingenfelter and Paul Shows.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or a charity of your choice.

ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place

Memphis, TN 38105

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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