The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

April 10, 2013

Charles (Charlie) Melvin Jordan

NORMAN — Charles (Charlie) Melvin Jordan, 67, departed this life Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Clear Lake Regional Hospital. He was born to Glen and Dorothy (Cook) Jordan on May 29, 1945, in Royse City, Texas.

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McMahans Funeral chapel. Rev. Paul Koonce will officiate. Interment will follow at Noble IOOF Cemetery

Mr. Jordan moved with his family as a child to Noble. He attended Noble High School and played basketball. He was an active member of the Noble FFA and had the position of the FFA treasurer. He specialized in showing sheep.

On Oct. 4, 1963, he and Marilyn Young were united in marriage in Norman. They moved to Texas in 1971 and made their home there until his death. He continued to be active in FFA with his three daughters and grandchildren in showing sheep. He also enjoyed helping other children with their FFA projects. He was a member of the Lamb Committee for the Galveston County Fair, a life member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the No. 100 Club of Houston, supported the Texas Club Lamb Association and was a life member of the Galveston County Fair and Rodeo.

Mr. Jordan was self-employed in the road construction business before his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his father, Glen Jordan.

Those who survive him include his mother, Dorothy Jordan of Noble; his wife, Marilyn of Friendswood, Texas; three daughters, Dana Hastedt and husband Randy of Rosharon, Texas, Jennifer Messimer and husband Keith of Winnsboro, Texas, and Calle Christeson and husband Cameron of Houston; two brothers, Larry Jordan of Eufaula and Keith Jordan and wife Lynn of Yukon; three grandchildren, Jordan Hastedt, Codi Jordan and Megan Lewis; and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Services are arranged and directed by McMahans Funeral Home.

Norman Transcript, Wednesday, April 10, 2013

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Louis Edward ‘Tex’ Raymond Jr.

    Louis Edward “Tex” Raymond Jr., 90, of Norman, passed away peacefully surrounded by his children at 9:45 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014. Tex was born Nov. 26, 1923, in Wichita, Kan., to Louis Edward Raymond Sr. and Nellie Elizabeth Duncan....

    July 30, 2014

  • Dorothy I. Armstrong

    Dorothy I. Armstrong, 83, went peacefully into the hands of the Lord Saturday, July 26, 2014. Memorial services will be 11 p.m. Friday at Slaughterville Baptist Church, Highway 77 and 60th Street in Lexington....

    July 30, 2014

  • John Joseph Giudice Jr.

    John Joseph Giudice Jr., of Norman, a fisheries biologist whose pioneering research paved the way for commercial fish farming in the United States, died Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was 93....

    July 30, 2014

  • Arley Jay Newton

    Arley Jay Newton died Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Tulsa. Arley was born Feb. 4, 1957, in Tulsa, to parents John Newton and Marianna (Pyatt) Newton....

    July 29, 2014

  • Jo Ann Oberst

    Jo Ann Oberst, 80, of Norman, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, in Norman. She was born April 13, 1934, in Oklahoma City to Albert Siddens and Mary (Mollman) Siddens Manley. She retired from the University of Oklahoma in 1995....

    July 29, 2014

  • Elizabeth Mary Waters

    Services for Elizabeth Mary Waters, 92, Norman, who died Friday, July 25, of natural causes, will be10 a.m. Tuesday, July 29 at Robinson Street Baptist Church, 801 E. Robinson. Bill Blair will officiate. Viewing will be Monday, July 28, 8 ...

    July 27, 2014

  • James Francis Fynmore

    James Francis Fynmore, III, of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, passed away suddenly Tuesday, July 22, 2014....

    July 27, 2014

  • Thomas ‘Tom’ Chambers

    Although Tom was christened Thomas Previglian, he took his step-father’s name of Chambers as it was easier to spell when he entered grade school. Born in Olean, New York, on March 11, 1943, he transitioned into his new life on July 25, ...

    July 27, 2014

  • John Martin McMahon

    John Martin McMahon, 87, of Norman, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014. He was born Jan. 30, 1927, to John and Hattie McMahon, in Detroit....

    July 27, 2014

  • Erma Gene Hubbard

    Family matriarch Erma Gene Hubbard passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, in Norman. She was born March 5, 1921, to Harvel Bryan Pitchford and Lillian Floy Moon in Okemah....

    July 27, 2014