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Patricia Ann Jordon, 83, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in Alamogordo. She was born Wednesday, May 2, 1928, in Mount Jackson, Va., to Gordon D. and Martha E. (Cadwallader) Bowman.
She grew up in Mount Jackson and graduated from James Madison College, receiving a Bachelor of Science. She married her high school sweetheart, Hebert K. Jordon. They moved to Alamogordo in 1952 with their son Wayne Allen. Patricia worked as a teacher of home economics at Alamogordo Middle High, Chaparral Junior High and Alamogordo High School. While teaching, she spent summers and nights driving to New Mexico State University to continue her education. She received both a Master of Science in home economics and a Master of Arts in education. Patricia retired from teaching in 1985.
After retirement, many of Patricia's students approached her around town to remind her that they were in her class. She enjoyed travel and cooking, and was an avid bridge player.
She is survived by her husband, Herbert K. Jordon; grandson Max Jordon; granddaughter Addie B. Jordon; daughter-in-law Sandra A. Grisham; sister Peggy Zirkle and brother Gordon "Sonny" Bowman. She was preceded in death by her son Wayne Allen Jordon.
Funeral services for Patricia Ann Jordon will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Arrowsmith-Lowe officiating.
Interment will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.
The Jordon family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 23 to Nov. 23, 2011
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