Dorothy Gail (Riggins) Jordan

June 3, 1946 ~ August 12, 2020 (age 74)


Mrs. Dorothy Gail Riggins Jordan, 74 of Saint Simons Island, passed away early Wednesday morning, August 12, 2020, following an extended illness.

Born in Waycross, GA on June 3, 1946, she was reared in Pierce County but had been a longtime resident of Saint Simons Island. Mrs. Jordan was retired from Georgia Pacific where she had worked in Wood Procurement.  She was a long-time cat lover, loved the beach, watching/attending tennis matches, putting jigsaw puzzles together, reading, and traveling.  Mrs. Jordan was a member of Patterson Baptist Church.

She was a daughter of the late Robert Truman & Dorothy Aline Dixon Riggins.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Harvey Jordan.

Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Sandra & Jimmy Mock of Jefferson, GA; step-daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Jordan of Brunswick; step-son, William Edward “Eddy” (Stephanie) Jordan of Norfolk, VA; step-grandchildren, Lillian Matherly, Madisen Matherly, Grace Matherly, and Lydia Jordan; step-great grandchild, Liam Cryer; nieces and nephews, Holly M. Courchaine and Chris & Ivy Mock; great nieces and nephews, Summerlin Courchaine, Bracey Courchaine, Langley Courchaine, Riggs Mock, and Adeline Mock; special friends, Kay Gonsalves of Saint Simons and Lisa King of Fernandina Beach, FL; and several other relatives and friends.

Graveside services for Mrs. Jordan will be held Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 10:00 o’clock from the Patterson Cemetery.

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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.


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Graveside Service
August 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Patterson Cemetery

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