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Roberta-Rae Jordan


Roberta-Rae Nelson Jordan, 82, of Asheboro, went into eternity on April 20, 2024, at Alpine Health and Rehab in Asheboro.  


The daughter of Robert and Minnie Nelson, she was born Oct. 30, 1941, in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was a retired hair dresser and was of the Wesleyan faith.


She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years, E. David Jordan; son, Robert “Op” Jordan; and sisters, Illa-Dean Ward and Theresa Louise Adams.

She is survived by her son, David L. Jordan and wife Lesia of Asheboro; grandsons, Richard L. and wife Erin of Greensboro, and Rev. Daniel A. and wife Rebecca of Asheboro; great-grandchildren, Vivian, Cecelia, Leland, Ledgy and Emrys; brothers, Raymond Nelson and wife Iris of Pahrump, Nevada, James Nelson and wife Bonnie of Homer, Arkansas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held at Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro on Thursday, with Rev. Mark Wilburn officiating, assisted by Rev. Stephen Barnes and Rev. Daniel Jordan. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the NC Chapter of the ALS Association, 4 Blount St., Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27601.


The family would like to thank everyone at Alpine Health and Rehab in Asheboro for their care and attention to Roberta while she was there.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Jordan family.