Gorden Medlen passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013. Graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday in Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Laurel Land of Fort Worth. Gorden was born April 29, 1933, in Coolidge. He was a veteran of the Korean War
. Gorden graduated from Wortham High School and Texas Christian University. He was an avid TCU and Texas Rangers fan and always enjoyed watching their games. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and going to casinos. Gorden was preceded in death by his wife, Delia Vanette Medlen, and daughter, Brandie Medlen Jones. Survivors: Son, Glen Medlen and wife, Cindy; granddaughters, Heather Medlen and Melissa Medlen; grandson, Robert Jones; and several nieces and nephews.