Marilyn Gene Jordan

September 26, 1938, June 11, 2018

Marilyn Jordan

Marilyn Gene Jordan, 79, of Nederland, died Monday, June 11, 2018. She was born on September 26, 1938, in Port Arthur, to Imogene Reynolds Ware and Chester Olon Ware, Sr.

Marilyn worked in retail for over 40 years. She started her career at A&P in Port Neches. Marilyn then worked at Gemco in Beaumont, followed by Eagles Stores in Houston. Her next job was as a cashier at the Nederland WalMart and as a door greeter in Port Arthur when the store was relocated. She retired after more than 20 years of service. 

Marilyn was a member of the Nederland Church of Christ for over 65 years.  She enjoyed decades of Saturday and Sunday after church lunches with her brother Ronnie. She was a very kind and compassionate woman who never had an unkind word toward anyone. Marilyn loved her cats and plants, attending Nederland High School class reunions throughout the years and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her son, Michael Jordan and his wife, Deborah, of Port Neches; daughter, Sharon Jordan of Port Neches; brothers, C. Olon Ware, Jr. and his wife, Joan, and Ronald Ray Ware, all of Nederland; grandchildren, Apryl Nguyen and her husband, Danny; Cody Jordan; David Jordan; and Lauren Jordan; great-grandchildren, Kylee Nguyen, Dylan Nguyen, Layla Nguyen, and Paisley Jordan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, David Wayne Jordan.

A gathering of Ms. Jordan’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.


A Gathering of Ms. Jordan's Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Thursday, June 14, 2018
11:00 a.m.
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
618 Block Port Neches, TX 77651

Comments (2)

  • Joy Cochran Burwell

    13 June 2018 at 22:52 | #

    I am so sorry for your loss. Marilyn and my mother, Janell Reynolds, were cousins and Mom always spoke so highly of her. I pray God grants you grace, strength, and peace.


  • R.H.

    13 June 2018 at 11:45 | #

    So sorry for your loss. May God give you the ‘power beyond what is normal ‘ to go from one day to the next.’ 2 Corinthians 4:7


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