Obituary: Levander Jackson Jordan

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L.J. Jordan Dies In Camden Hospital

The Camden Chronicle, Camden, South Carolina, Friday, April 4, 1941

LeVander Jackson Jordan, 74, died Sunday morning, March 30, at 12:30 AM., at the Camden Hospital following a brief illness.

Funeral Services were conducted on Monday Afternoon at 3 o'clock at his home near Westville by his pastor, the Rev. C. O. Shuler, assisted by the Rev. J. B. Caston, of Camden; the Rev. R.R. Tucker, of St.George and the Rev. L. D. Hamer, of Summerville. Masonic rites and interment followed at Kershaw Cemetery.

Mr. Jordan is survived by his widow -the former Miss Emma Hilton, of Liberty Hill, and the following children by his first marriage to the late Mrs. Mary Threatt Jordan, of Jefferson; four daughters, Mrs H. H. Truesdale, of Kershaw; Mrs W.C. Horton, of Westville; Mrs. Rosa C. Blackmon, of Taxahaw, and Mrs. Chalmers L. Young, of Columbia; four sons, Arthur Jordan, Caviette Jordan, and LeRoy Jordan all of Westville, and Paul G. Jordan, prominent Columbia electrical contractor. Thirty grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren also survive.

Mr. Jordan, a pioneer plantation farmer of the Lockhart section of Kershaw county, since 1909, was born April 24, 1866 in Chesterfield County. For several years he traveled and was engaged in the mercantile business in Kershaw for twelve years before moving to the present home site near Westville, where he had become a prominent figure and highly esteemed by all who knew him. He was a steward in the Westville Methodist church and a member of the Masonic Lodge

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