James Carlton Jordan

Born: Fri., Sep. 1, 1933
Died: Tue., Oct. 23, 2012

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James Carlton Jordan, age 79, of Greensboro, Georgia, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at his residence. On September 1, 1933 he was born in Somerville, TN to the late Charlie Jordan and the late Clara Price Jordan. He graduated from Somerville High School in Somerville, TN and Airline Training School in Kansas, MO. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. On March 21, 1954 he married the former Betty Jean Davis at the First Baptist Church in Bolivar, TN. For thirty-seven years he worked for Delta Airlines as General Manager of Ground Operations retiring in January of 1993. In September of 1999 they moved from Conyers, GA to Lake Oconee in Greensboro. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed working in his yard.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Betty Jean Davis Jordan, of Greensboro, GA; daughters, Carol Jordan of Porterdale, GA and Gina Staples (Terry) of Stockbridge, GA; sister, Franchelle Danjo (Orvind) of Humboldt, TN; four grandchildren, Luke Staples (Adrian), Clint Staples, Mark Bowen (Sarah) and Jordan Bowen; two great grandchildren, Mason Bowen and Madison Bowen; several nieces, nephews and a number of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry Jordan and his son-in-law, Joseph Blasingame.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel in Greensboro with Rev. Rick Hermann officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p. m. until time for the service Sunday afternoon. The family requests that any memorials be made to The American Heart Association, P. O. Box 672648, Marietta, GA 30006. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Melanie Burt
   Posted Fri October 26, 2012
I am so sorry about Mr. Jim. Such a sweet man. So glad I was able to get to know him. With sympathy, Melanie Burt

Jim and Lesley Nelms
   Posted Mon October 29, 2012
A Friend. RIP

Cheryl Blasingame
   Posted Tue October 30, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. I am keeping all of you in my thoughts.

Don Maxwell
   Posted Mon November 05, 2012
My sympathies are with you in your time of sorrow. I had the pleasure of working with Jim, and reporting to him at one time. He was a good friend, and it was a pleasure to work with him.

Connie Lawrence Baker
   Posted Tue November 06, 2012
We are so sorry for you loss and hope God will comfort your family in this time of need. Bob and Connie (Lawrence) Baker

Wayne M. Soph
   Posted Tue November 06, 2012
Jim was our regional manager for ORD and was good boss and a gentleman..... when I went into the Sales/Marketing division he made a special effort to send me congrats. A class act all around. Golf lost one it's best fans (and player) Sincere wishes to his family....Wayne Soph