Thelma Mary Jordan
July 01, 1919 ‒ February 04, 2009
MANSFIELD: Thelma Mary Jordan, 89, of Walker Street, passed away Wednesday morning February 4, 2009 in Triumph Hospital.
Thelma was born on July 1, 1919 in Fort Gay, West Virginia to John and Ella Mae Goodson Bartram.
Thelma was a homemaker and a member of the Home League of The Salvation Army. Thelma had a love for flowers and enjoyed time outdoors working in her garden. Quite the collector, she collected dolls, Longaberger Baskets, and numerous antiques. Keeping a watchful eye for a good bargain, she also enjoyed auctions and garage sales. Above all, Thelma put her family first and dearly loved her children and grandchildren.
Thelma is survived by her daughter Jean Gantz of Garland, Texas, daughter and son-in-law Janet and Gayle Baker of Defiance, son Richard Salyers of Mansfield, son and daughter-in-law Robert and Vickie Salyers of Mansfield; 11grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; her close companion Verlin “Bud” Sexton of Mansfield as well as, nieces, nephews and extended family.
Along with her parents she preceded in death by her husband’s David Albert Salyers who passed away in 1965 and Kermit Jordan in 1973; her daughters Maxine and Mary Ann Salyers, and Delores Irene Stewart; her brothers, Charles Ramey, Arnold Ramey, Earl Bartram and her sisters, Ethel Clagg, Alma Jordan Patton, Frances Warren and Dorie Ramey.
The family will receive friends on Friday, February 6, 2009 from 4-7pm in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Homes where the funeral will be held on Saturday at 11am. Captain Marcus Jugenheimer of the Mansfield Salvation Army will officiate. Burial will follow in Springmill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to The Salvation Army may be made at the funeral home.