from Tuesday, August 22 Central Oregonian

Ernestine Jordan

  Prineville resident Ernestine Jordan died Sat., Aug. 19 at her daughters home 
in Prineville. She was 88 years old.

  She was born Sept, 8. 1911 to Ernest and Ivy (McKown) Seay in Oak Creek, 
Texas. She married Russell M. Jordan in 1928. The couple moved to Redmond 
from Bayard, New Mexico in 1945 and to Prineville from Lompoc, Calif. in 1971.
  She was an active member of the Prineville First Baptist Church and was a 
Sunday school teacher for most of her adult life. 

  She was an avid Gardener who particularly enjoyed raising flowers. She also 
enjoyed spending time with her family.

  Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Merle and Don Childress of 
Prineville; son and daughter-in-law Russell and Marlene Jordan of Grass 
Valley, Calif.; sister, Cora Johnson of Fremont, Calif., six grandchildren 
two step-grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

  She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and four siblings.
Funeral services were held yesterday at the Prineville First Babtist Church 
with internment following at the Juniper Haven Cemetery.
  Memorial donations may be made to Pioneer Memorial Hospice, 1201 N. Elm, in 
Prineville or to the child Evangelism Fellowship in care of the Prineville 
First Baptist Church, 450 SE Fairview in Prineville.
Funeral araingements are under the direction of The Prineville Funeral Home.