Pastor Dorothy Jean Smith McGordon
80, of Indianapolis, entered her earthly life on June 9, 1932 in Lakeland, Florida and her eternal life on July 10, 2012. Dorothy graduated in 1950 from Rochelle High School in Lakeland, FL. Following the death of her husband, Pastor Victor McGordon, Founder of Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church in Indianapolis; Pastor Dorothy McGordon was ordained and installed as Pastor by the Apostolic Assemblies of Christ, Inc. in June 1990. Pastor McGordon was preceded in death by her mother Pastor Daisy McCalpin; sons, David and Todd McGordon; daughters, Candace Howell and Lucy Cottle; and her brother, Sylvester Smith. A Victory Celebration is scheduled for Friday, July 20, 2012 at Victory Tabernacle Apostolic Church, 761 North Sheffield Ave., Indianapolis, IN beginning at 7:00 PM. On Saturday July 21, 2012 at Christ Church Apostolic, 6601 Grandview Drive, Indianapolis, IN viewing will begin at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM followed by a Home Going Celebration at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Washington Park North Cemetery.
Pastor McGordon leaves behind to cherish her memories her children, Victor and Thyrone McGordon, Stacey Smith, Andrea, and Jacquelyn McGordon and Cynthia Orduna; her siblings, Patricia Gant, Willie and Earl McCalpin, Shirley DuBoise, Carolyn, Dennis and Linda McCalpin and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and the entire Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church Family. Pastor Dorothy McGordon, an exceptional, Mother, Pastor and Friend, will forever be remembered for her loving spirit and generous heart. Take your rest faithful servant of God, we will see you again! Flanner and Buchanan-Washington Park North Indianapolis, IN are handling arrangements. Online condolences and a video tribute of Pastor McGordon may be shared at: http://www.flannerbuchanan.com 1-800-844-0700.