Lucy Mae Jordan

Lucy Mae Jordan, 85, 141 West Church St., Newcomerstown, passed away on Monday evening, January 20, in the Intensive Care Unit of Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville, following a short illness. Lucy was born in Belmont County, Ohio on June 9, 1928, a daughter of the late Clarence “Buck” Jackson and Nina B. Briggs Jackson, both of Barnesville.

Lucy was a homemaker for all of her adult life. She was employed as an assembler with Groovfold Fabricators, Newcomerstown, for several years. She also worked at March Electric, Cambridge, for a few years and also served families with private home care. She was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church, Newcomerstown. Lucy was a huge fan of the NBA. She cheered for the Cleveland Cavaliers for years and then followed LeBron James to the Miami Heat and became a Heat fan. Most of all, Lucy enjoyed spending time with her family, her grandchildren, and visiting with all of her friends.

In addition to her parents, Lucy was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years,
Charles Tracy Jordan, Sr., Newcomerstown, who died on October 7, 2007. Lucy and Tracy were married on June 27, 1948. Also deceased are a great grandson, Zedekiah Jordan, a great granddaughter, Crystal Barkley, three brothers, Dale H. Jackson, California,  “Bud” Jackson, Barnesville and Charles Jackson, Columbus, and two sisters, Josephine Drake, Barnesville, and Iona Jones, Columbus.
Lucy is survived by two sons and their wives, Charles T. “Chuck” Jordan, Jr. and wife Sandra and Bradford “Brad” and wife Eldoree Jordan, Newcomerstown. Lucy also leaves 10 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, a brother, Alva Jackson, California, a sister, Carol Sterns, Columbus, a sister-in-law, Vicki T. Jackson, Newcomerstown, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services to celebrate Lucy’s life will be held on Saturday, January 25, 11:00 AM,
in the Ourant Funeral Home. Deacon Jimmy Tanner will conduct the services. Burial will follow at West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown. Visiting hours will be held in the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM and on Saturday morning from 10:00 AM until the 11:00 AM funeral. The family is suggesting that memorials be made in Lucy’s name to the Newcomerstown Senior Citizens Center, 222 South Bridge St., Newcomerstown 43832
Ourant Funeral Home of Newcomerstown


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