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Opal Lee Norwood (1926-1953)
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Born: 15 Apr 1926 Tennessee. 1
Married: Lewis Edward Jordan (1925-1990) the son of John Holloway Jordan (1881-1929) and Sarah L. Brackin (1885-1944) on 20 Dec 1946 in Sumner County Tennessee. 3
Died: 1 Nov 1953 Los Alamos, New Mexico. 1 2
Buried: Oak Grove Cemetery Carroll County Tennessee.
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William Wesley Norwood
9 May 1869-9 Nov 1921
Robert Edgar Norwood
15 Jan 1892-27 Jun 1974
Married: 26 Jan 1891
Jennette Florence Boyd
30 Jan 1875-28 Jun 1938
Opal Lee Norwood
15 Apr 1926-1 Nov 1953
Married: 6 Feb 1911
Robert Franklin Bond
19 Jan 1857-Oct 1906
Pearl Gertrude Bond
30 Mar 1891-12 Jan 1969
Married: 27 Aug 1880
Sarah Elizabeth Blakeney
27 Jun 1864-22 Apr 1946

Spouse and Children

      Lewis Edward Jordan


Brothers and Sisters

Final Rites Held on Thursday For Mrs. Lewis Jordan

Funeral services for Mrs. Opal Lee Jordan. former Carroll Countian and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Norwood of Huntington, were held at the Oak Church on Thursday afternoon of last week with the Rev. Fred Prince of Hollow Rock officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery with Dilday Funeral Home In charge. Mrs, Jordan died at Los Alamos, New Mexico on Sunday, Nov. 1 following a short illness. She had undergone an operation and was under treatment at the time of her death. Mr. and Mrs. Norwood had gone to New Mexico to be with their daughter three weeks prior to her death. Mrs. Jordan, who was 27, had been living in Los Alamos for the past two years. She was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church. Survivors Include her husband, Lewis Jordan and one daughter, Brenda: her parents: two sisters. Mrs. Claudine Heath and Miss Letha Norwood of Kennett, Missouri: four brothers, - Paul Norwood of Union City, Wade Norwood with the air force at Columbus. Ohio. Raymond Norwood of Roanoke. Virginia, and Ralph Norwood with the air force at Washington. D. C., and several nieces and nephews.

Sources:

  1. Death Certificate #5697, Opal Lee Jordan
  2. Opal Lee Jordan's Obituary
  3. Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002