Mattie Rutherford Jordan, 69, of Rosedale
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Mattie Rutherford Jordan, 69, of Rosedale died Thursday, September 27, 2012, at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland.

Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, October 5, 2012, at Reuben Z. Riddle Chapel in Mound Bayou and from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2012, at Bethel AME Church in Mound Bayou.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2012, at the church with Rev. Archie Smith and Rev. Horace McKay officiating. Burial will follow in Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Clarksdale under the direction of Delta Burial Corporation in Mound Bayou.

Mrs. Jordan confessed a hope in Christ at an early age. She was a member of New Bethel AME Church in Duncan. She attended Round Lake School and Broad Street High School in Shelby.

She was employed with the Bolivar County Head Start Center in Gunnison.

She was born on July 9, 1943, and married Rev. McClinton Jordan on November 3, 1970.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Elliot and Johnnie Rutherford; brothers, Frank Peole and Charles Rutherford; sister, Levoid Thomas; and children, Percy and Rodney.

Survivors include her husband, Rev. M.C. Jordan of Rosedale; sisters, Betty J. Harris of Round Lake, Genora Price of Flint, Mich., and Ruth Rutherford of Youngstown, Ohio; brother, Rollen Smith of Youngstown, Ohio; three sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.