Antoinette Jordan McCann

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McCann, Antoinette Jordan

Antoinette Jordan McCann, 79, passed away on April 23, 2017 at Kindred Hospice in Albuquerque, NM surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born on February 22, 1938 in Chattanooga, TN to Ira and Mamie Jordan.

Antoinette grew up between Chattanooga, TN and Denver, Colorado where she raised by her Aunts Rosa Zulong and Theresa Smith.

She graduated from Manual High School in Denver, Colorado. After high school she attended Metropolitan State College in Denver, CO where she received a BA in Nursing. She worked for the VA as a Mental Health Nurse for 35 years.

Antoinette married Alonzo in 1954 in Denver, CO. They were happily married for 53 years. Antoinette was a member of several social clubs. She enjoyed gardening, dancing and spending time with her family.

Antoinette is survived by her husband Alonzo, her ten children; ten grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; one sister, Iris Fleming of Denver, CO; and one brother, Robert Jordan of Baltimore, MD.

Antoinette was preceded in death by her parents Ira and Mamie Jordan; Rosa Zulong, Theresa Smith, and her brother Theodore Jordan.

Her funeral service will be held at Riverside Church of Christ, 3100 La Orilla Rd @ 10 am. The visitation will begin at 9 am. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at 8:45 am. Burial will follow the funeral at The National Cemetary in Santa Fe, Mexico.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Alonzo McCann, P.O. Box 67272, ABQ, NM 87193.

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 30, 2017