Nina Jordan 1917 – 2014


Nina Jordan, 96 years of age, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at New Hope Baptist Church in Boyd, TX with Pastor Jim Edwards officiating.  The graveside service will be at 4:00 p.m. Thurday, Jan. 30, 2014 at Sulphur Springs City Cemetery with Mike Sikes, Scott Sikes, Sam Briggs, Eric Lindley, Britt Lindley, and James Kiraly serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Midway funeral home in Springtown. Arrangements are under the direction of Murray- Orwosky Funeral Home. The online registry can be signed at

She was born in Franklin County, TX on November 17, 1917, the daughter of George Washington Garner and wife Laura Roberts Garner. She married William Louis Jordan on June 24, 1939, who preceded her in death in 1940. Mrs. Jordan retired after forty years of service from Pratt’s Packing Company in Sulphur Springs. She had been an active member of Trinity Baptist Church and Calvary Baptist Church before moving to Azle. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Boyd.
Her survivors include; daughter, Joyce Wygal of Azle; grandchildren, Mike Sikes, Janet Briggs and Vicki Kiraly; great-grandchildren, Scott Sikes, Adam Sikes, Brittany Radcliff, Kevin Sikes, Kristy Hunter, Britt Lindley, Eric Lindley, and Joseph Kiraly; fourteen great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.

The Azle News,
Jan. 29, 2014 Edition