Bille Jo Cantrell Jordan, 1929–2021
FLOYDADA—Billie Jo Cantrell Jordan, 92, of Floydada passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021.
Mrs. Jordan was born on January 2, 1929 in Slaton to Ruie and Elva Cantrell of Tulia.
On June 9, 1949 she married Jack Jordan, also from Tulia. Dr. and Mrs. Jordan settled in Floydada in 1953, where they raised three children and continued to live until their deaths.
Mrs. Jordan frequently volunteered with many local organizations, including the 1950 Study Club, Spirit of Sharing, Camp New Dawn and First United Methodist Church of Floydada, where she and Dr. Jordan were active members.
Mrs. Jordan attended Texas Tech University and later earned her nursing degree from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in 1968. She co-founded and served as a registered nurse at Floyd County Migrant Health clinic until 1980. She also worked as a school nurse at A.B. Duncan Elementary School in Floydada until her retirement.
During her lifetime, Mrs. Jordan received numerous honors and awards, including Floydada’s Woman of the Year and Caprock Girl Scouts Council Woman of the Year.
Mrs. Jordan is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Jack Jordan, and son, Larry Jordan.
She is survived by her sister, Pat Ferguson of Lawrenceville, Georgia; daughter, Annette Jordan Bonds of Granbury; son, Rick Jordan of Cleburne; one son-in-law, Tom Bonds; three grandchildren, Nikki Taggart of Dallas, Jordan Bonds of Lubbock, and Channing Jordan of Dallas; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church of Floydada.
Mrs. Jordan was buried in Tulia next to her family.
Visitation was held from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, February 21, 2021 at the Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.
Arrangements were under the direction of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Floydada.
Donations in Mrs. Jordan’s name can be made to First United Methodist Church of Floydada or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.moore-rose.com.