Leola Mary Guillory Jordan

Published in Jennings Daily News April 9, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

LAKE ARTHUR - A Mass of Christian burial for Leola Mary Guillory Jordan, 88, will be held in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Arthur on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 1 p.m., with Father Roland Vaughan officiating.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Bubba and Lena Mae Oustalet Center in Lake Arthur on Wednesday, April 10, from 9 a.m. until the time of her service, with a rosary recited at 11 a.m.

Ms. Jordan will be laid to rest in Thornwell Cemetery.

Mary, as she was affectionately known, was born in Lawtell on July 11, 1930, to Theodile Guillory, Sr,. and Alzina Guillory. She was called to her Heavenly Father on April 5, 2019, while in the comfort of her home.

Mary was a homemaker who dedicated her life to caring for her family. She loved cooking, canning, baking and sewing. She loved the time she was able to spend with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mary was a kind and loving person and she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Ms. Jordan is survived by her two sons, George Guillory, Sr., (Mary Mae) of Iota and Stanford Jordan (Mernia) of Jennings; her three daughters, Patricia January DeVille of Lake Charles, Juanita Jordan January of Lake Charles and Ella Higginbotham (Eddie III) of Thornwell; her 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Lester Joseph Jordan; her two sons, Dalton Donald Jordan and George Hilton Jordan; her parents, Theodile, Sr. and Alzina Guillory; three brothers; and four sisters.

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