Mrs. Mertie Ashcraft Jordan, 70, widow of Frank Jordan, passed away early Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017, at the Signature Healthcare Nursing Home in Taylorsville, Ky.
Mrs. Jordan was born in Beattyville on August 19, 1946, to the late Gid and Rosella Mays Ashcraft. She was a self employed house cleaner, and loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by: her son, Frank Jordan II (Judy); one brother, Omer Ashcraft; two grandchildren, Shelbi Poole (Stephen), and Gideon Jordan; two great-grandchildren, Cohen and Kyndle Poole, as well as one on the way. She is also survived by a host of other family and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: her daughter, Angelia "Angel" Jordan; three brothers, Robert, James and Willie; and two sisters, Ferby and Mary.
Funeral service will be conducted 1p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, 328 W. Main St., Richmond. Burial will follow in the Bluegrass Memorial Gardens in Lexington.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.
Published on June 15, 2017