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Evelyn (Hill) Jordan

January 28, 1932 ~ January 25, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Evelyn Jordan Obituary

In Loving Memory of Evelyn Sammie Jordan
 
           Evelyn Jordan was born on January 28,1932 in Augusta, Georgia. She was the youngest child & only daughter to Samuel & Susan Hill. Just 3 days prior to her 91st birthday. Evelyn departed her life on January 25, 2023 in East Orange, New Jersey. In the 1940's Evelyn & her family migrated from Augusta, Georgia to Newark, New Jersey. She resided with her family on Lincoln Street, Newark, N.J. While residing in Newark. Evelyn attended public school & graduated from East Side High School. 
          In 1949, at the early age of 17. Evelyn married Richard Jordan, Sr. From their union, they had 2 children. Evelyn enjoyed her life as a wife, mother & homemaker. She was known for her big brown eyes, beautiful smile, strong, witty, & sassy personality. She always knew exactly what she wanted & always spoke her mind. Evelyn loved to cook, listen to music, go to broadway shows & travel to the Caribbean. As we all know, Evelyn had an extraordinary sense of fashion. She adored her gold jewelry, designer clothes, handbags & shoes. Hair & make-up were a huge part of her signature style. She was always a fashion statement from head to toe. 
          In her fifties, Evelyn began working as a mail clerk, up until she retired some 15 years later. Evelyn is preceded in death, by her brothers, Samuel Hill Jr & Henry Hill. Her son Richard Jordan, Jr & daughter Loretta Jordan-Simpson. As well as her grandson Kevin Jordan. 
          Evelyn is survived by her husband Richard Jordan Sr. Grandchildren: Antoinette, Michael, Tanya, Yolanda & Dorian. Great-grandchildren: Darriyah, Tanajah, Aidan, Alex, Makieh & Brianna.
A host of nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.
          Evelyn had a great sense of humor. She told funny jokes often & loved to make those around her laugh. Evelyn was loved & adored by many.   
 
 

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Memorial Service
Saturday
February 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Martin s Home for Service (Montclair, New Jersey)

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Due to COVID19 Restrictions only 75 guest will be permitted in the Funeral Home. Mask must be worn for the DURATION of service.
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