Alton Howard Jordan, of Covington, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at the age of 89. Mr. Jordan proudly served in the United States Army and was a member of East Newton Baptist Church where he served as deacon and taught Sunday School Class. He loved his church and would do anything they needed. Mr. Jordan was a dedicated Postman for over 30 years, a business owner for several years, and was a greeter at Walmart where he never met a stranger. In addition to being an Eagle Scout, he was also a Boy Scout Executive for many years. Mr. Jordan enjoyed cheering on his favorite team, the Georgia Bulldogs, and loved spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara Helen Jordan; son, Larry Stanley Jordan; parents, Jessie Daniel and Marlene Jordan; sisters, Sylvia Whitlock, Patsy Adams, brother, Raymond Jordan; sister-in-law, Martha Ann Garrison; brothers-in-law, Joe Griffeth (JoNeal), Charles Griffeth, Kenneth Griffeth, Phil Griffeth.
Survivors include his daughter, Karen Morgan (Eric); grandchildren, Jeff Jordan (Amanda), Torri Morgan (Austin Turpin); great-grandchildren, Taylor Jordan, Chase Jordan; brother, Charles Jordan (Linda); sisters-in-law, Hariette Griffeth, Jackie Griffith; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Jordan was held Sunday, January 23, 3:00 P.M., at East Newton Baptist Church, 11290 Highway 278 E., in Covington, with Pastor Danny Sorrells and Rev. Mike Hardy officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to East Newton Baptist Church.
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