Graveside funeral service for Mrs. Dora Winkler Jordan, age 102, Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 4:30 PM on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held at 1 PM until 4 PM on Friday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Dora was born on December 7, 1916 in Davidson County, TN to the late Herbert Ernest and Pearl Goodwin Winkler. She worked as a kindergarten teacher for 23 years at Boyd Buchanan School in Chattanooga, TN and was a member of Washington Street Church of Christ. Mrs. Jordan passed away on April 24, 2019 at her residence.
Survivors include her daughters, Anne (John) Underwood of Fayetteville, TN and Jennifer (David) Anderson of Garland, TX; grandchildren, Shannon Reed of Fayetteville, TN, Allyson Barnes of Fayetteville, TN, Julie Orantes of Murfreesboro, TN, Carrie (Jeb) Matulich of Frisco, TX, and Leigh (Eric) Houston of Castle Pines, CO; great-grandchildren, Brandy Phelps, Meghan (Eric) Arnold, Leslie Phelps, Payton (Erin) Barnes, Leo Orantes, Abraham Orantes, Nico Orantes, Max Matulich, Sedrie Orantes, Meredith Matulich, Luke Houston, and Vivian Houston; great-great-grandchildren, Josiah, Asher, Catherine, Robert, Grace, and Jonah. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,William Robert Jordan; sisters, Frances Vaughan, Carrie Winkler, and Roberta Kimbro and brothers, Wilmont, Charles, and Ernest Winkler.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Washington Street Church of Christ Cameroon Mission Fund, PO Box 324, Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Dora Winkler Jordan.