Athens Review, Athens, Texas

August 5, 2013

Norman Hansford Jordan


The Athens Review

Athens — Norman Hansford Jordan was born in Ola, Texas on Sept. 28, 1924 to William and Rosetta Dodd Jordan.  Norman passed away in Round Rock on Aug. 2, 2013.  He was raised in Ola, and then entered the U. S. Navy and served in World War II. 

After the service Norman moved back to Ola.  He attended Dallas Barber College, and then became a barber in Kaufman for 48 years before retiring in 1996. 

Norman was a life member of the VFW Post 3905 in Kaufman and the First Baptist Church in Kaufman.  He married Opal Brown in Tyler in 1990. 

A son, James Norman Jordan, preceded Norman in death.  He is survived by: his wife,  Opal of Round Rock; son,  Ricky Lynn Jordan; grandchildren,  Kim Sanders, Blake Jordan and Jennifer; great-grandchildren,  Jake Sanders and Reid Sanders. 

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 10 a.m. at Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home in Kaufman,  with interment following in Morrow Chapel Cemetery in Ola.  www.parker-ashworthfuneralhome.com