6/26/1927 – 5/29/2018
Gladys Marie Britt Jordan of Beech Bluff, TN died peacefully May 29, 2018, at 90 years of age at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was the daughter of Thomas Cleve Maness and Lessie Bowman Maness, and grew up on the family farm on the Madison and Henderson County line near Beech Bluff. She attended Beech Bluff School and worked on the family farm and later for Salant and Salant Mfg. and the Metal Plant, both in Lexington. In 1945 she married Elmo Eul Britt of the Maple Springs community. They had two children, Ronald (1947) and Thomas (1951). Following the 1964 death of Eul, she married Marvin Jordan in 1974. She loved attending Union Grove Baptist Church, Southern Gospel Music, and traveling. She is survived by sons Ronald and Thomas, two grandchildren Amy Hollowell and Amanda Coffman, and four great-grandchildren, Callie, Caroline, Nathan, and Lily.
Service: The family will receive visitors at Union Grove Baptist Church in Henderson County, Monday, June 4, 2018, at 1:30 pm, followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:30 pm. Service to be conducted by Chaplain Philip Coffman, LT, CHC, USN.