CHARLOTTE – Elizabeth "Bettie" Jordan, 90, passed away June 2, 2014, at the Carmel Place in Charlotte. Born Oct. 8, 1923, she was a native of Shelby and was married to the late Melvin "Jack" Gordon. She was the daughter of the late Sam and wife Bessie Hall Ellis of 407 West Warren Street. She graduated from Shelby High School and got her degree at Mitchell College in Statesville.
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She is survived by one daughter, Kimberly Elizabeth Weir; two grandchildren, Elizabeth Weir and Jordan Weir of Charlotte; and one sister, Margaret Jenkins of Oaksboro.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Nadine Brown of Lincolnton and Mrs. Ray McMurry of Shelby; and two brothers, J.B. Ellis and Sammy Ellis of Shelby.
Burial and graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the Evergreen Cemetery in Charlotte.
Memorials may be made to United Methodist Church, 200 E. Marion St., Shelby NC 28150 or Salvation Army of Shelby, 305-311 N. Lafayette St., Shelby NC 28150.
Arrangements are with Harry & Bryant Funeral Home in Charlotte.
Published in Shelby Star on June 4, 2014