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Shirley Joyce Jordan

September 5, 1945 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Shirley Joyce Jordan

 

Shirley’s life journey began on September 5, 1945 in Livingston, Alabama to Julia Bishop and Walter Lee Elliott.

Shirley received her baptism at an early age and united with Christ Tabernacle Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Milton Brunson where she was an alto with the Thompson Community Singers.

After relocating to Hyattsville, Maryland Shirley united with Star of Bethlehem COGIC  Bishop Harvey Lewis - Pastor.

Shirley’s journey would continue and lead her to Rhema Christian Center in Washington, DC where she served for over 20 years; Bishop Givens - Pastor.  Shirley was a Sunday School teacher to middle age children and also attended Rhema Bible College.  Later Shirley would become a part of Rhema on the Grove, Brother G. Vernon White, Leader.

Shirley and Bernard would be joined in marriage on November 7, 1992 until his transition in December 2007.

Shirley greatest joy was teaching God’s word on Saturday with Hope Ministry.

Shirley was an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind, Inspiration 3, Aglow, Hope Ministry and Love Fellowship.

Shirley made her transition on September 10, 2021.  She is preceded in death by Husband:  Bernard Jordan; Mother: Julia (Willie) Howell; Brother: Eugene Howell

Shirley leaves to cherish her memories:  Father: Walter Lee Elliott (Tuscaloosa, AL); Brothers: Rufus (Brenda) Bishop; Lindsey (Martha) Bishop (Chicago, IL); Robert (Ceyla) Elliott; Kelvin (Irma) Elliott (Tuscaloosa, AL); Sisters: Peggy (Jerome) Bryant; Joann Bishop, Lori Bishop (Chicago, IL); Ethel Whitfield; Leatrice (William) Scott; Deborah Elliott Lee; Tonya (Robert) Williams (Tuscaloosa, AL); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Thanks to Clevie and John Covington, Walter Dancy for all the services that was rendered to Shirley.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 25, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Royal Oak Pentecostal Church
7401 Willow Hill Drive
Landover, MD 20785

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Royal Oak Pentecostal Church
7401 Willow Hill Drive
Landover, MD 20785

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
September 25, 2021

Lincoln Memorial Cemetery
4001 Suitland Rd
Suitland, MD 20746

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