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Jessie Dean Gordon


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Jessie Dean Gordon

Memphis, TN

Jessie Dean Gordon, 86, of Memphis, TN, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017.

Mrs. Gordon was a longtime supporter of Ole Miss Athletics and Academic Programs, where she started the John K. and Dean S. Gordon Academic Scholarship Fund. She was a Board Member of the Holy Angels Parent Group. Mrs. Gordon was a member of Independent Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Gordon was preceded in death by her husband, John K. Gordon. She is survived by two daughters; Vivian D. Tyler Cole (Bruce) and Shirley Ann Cooper all of Memphis, her beloved stepchildren; Ruth Gordon White (Johnny) of Lookout Mountain TN, Maryelinor Gordon Mays of Chattanooga TN, and William Colbert Gordon of Shreveport LA, six grandchildren; Troy Matthews, Cooper B. Bailey, Philip Matthews, Shelley Dean Cooper, Rachel White, and Joel White, and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Gordon is also survived by one brother; Travis Selby of Marks MS, and two sisters; Nancy Harrison (Jack) of Marks MS, and Patricia Beacham of Batesville MS, and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral arrangements are 2 p.m., Thursday, February 16 at Memorial Park Funeral Home. The visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Holy Angels, 10450 Ellerbee Rd., Shreveport, LA 71106 or , or the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Feb. 14, 2017
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