S.W. Jordan

October 15, 1929January 27, 2021

SW Jordan died peacefully at home on January 27, 2021, surrounded by his wife and children. A private, family only committal service will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park on Friday, January 29 at noon. Friends are invited to join via Facebook Live at

Mr. Jordan is preceded in death by his son, Don Jordan; his parents, Slick And Corliss Jordan; and his brother, Max Jordan.

He was native of Jackson and a graduate of Clinton High School. He was a member of First Baptist Church Raymond and a Deacon, training union director with Parkway Baptist Church. He spent a lot of time witnessing about his Lord and Savior.

Mr. Jordan was a devoted family man who is survived by his wife of 71 years, Natalie; son, Ron Jordan; daughter, Brenda Bozeman (Tim); daughter-in-law, Brenda Gray Jordan; sister, Helen Lewis (Ray); grandchildren, Josh Jordan (Meredith), Christy Taylor (Brad), Jennifer Adams (Josh), Kevin Jordan (Jessie), Michael Jordan, and Patrick Jordan; 8 great grand children; and several nieces and nephews.

He was a lineman for MP&L about 20 years before starting his own business, Jordan Electric Company. He was one of the first contractors in the Jackson area that did Pole line construction, commercial and industrial work. He was a NECA contractor. His workers were from Local IBEW 480.

He was a member of the Masons. He enjoyed his home and family, doing things for them and with them. He enjoyed woodworking in his wood shop and spent hours working on projects for his family and friends. His latest project were boxes of different sizes for the grandchildren made from wood that his son Don rescued from an old barn. He loved cooking, gardening, fishing and hunting, but he was best know for his most passionate hobby “agitating”!

Enjoyed working on projects for other people. Whenever someone needed anything he was always willing to help. He was generous, loving, encouraging, one of a kind. When he told you something he meant it. (Unless he was agitating!)

In lieu of flowers donations made be made to the First Baptist Church Raymond Food Pantry or the charity of your choice.


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Bobby Herrington

February 9, 2021

They don’t come any finer than S.W. Jordan. Christian. Amazing son, husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather. Successful in life, business and marriage. A life well lived, a life of love. Rest In Peace and we’ll meet again.
With love, Bobby Herrington

Will Myrick

February 1, 2021

What a great Uncle.

Bj Bozeman

January 31, 2021

Joyce Newton

January 28, 2021

I am so thankful that our paths crossed!!! I loved seeing him every Sunday morning at church and also getting my hug❤️❤️. His contagious smile will be missed by many people. He was one of a kind and made me smile by telling me that I made the best pickles😍😍😍😍, so every time I make pickles I will wish for him. Thanks for being my friend ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Cheryl Jones

January 28, 2021

I Loved and looked up to Unc. all my life. He was always there for us and glad to see us. The best!