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Marietta Armstrong Jordan

October 25, 1929 August 2, 2019
Marietta Armstrong Jordan
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Obituary for Marietta Armstrong Jordan

Marietta Armstrong Jordan, 89, of Bridgewater, passed away from this earthly kingdom to her eternal heavenly home on August 2, 2019.

Marietta was born on October 25, 1929, in Edom, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Edwin Wayne and Gertrude Margaret Hook Armstrong. Predeceased by her brother Wayne Armstrong, Sr. and her sisters Jane A. Miller and Betty Jo Lee, Marietta is survived by her sister Margaret Ann Spitler of Harrisonburg.

Marietta was united in marriage May 9, 1948 to Dwight Jordan who preceded her in death in January of 2006 after 57 years of marriage.

She graduated in 1946 from Bridgewater High School and attended James Madison University, eventually graduating from Bridgewater College in 1968.

For 20 years, she was a Rockingham County music teacher with over 1000 students yearly, teaching at Bridgewater, Pleasant Valley, Grottoes, Ottobine, and John Wayland Elementary Schools.

Marietta is survived by two children, a daughter Susan and husband, Mike Fowler, and a son Jeffrey and wife, Rebecca, both of Bridgewater. As a grandmother, she is survived by six grandchildren, Esther Jordan King, Lesley Jordan McCall, and husband, Jason, Meredith Jordan Baugher and husband Andrew, Jackie Jordan Knopp and husband, Nathanael all of Bridgewater, Joshua Dean of Austin, TX and Jeff Fowler and wife Colleen of Nashville, TN. Her nine great grandchildren are Addison Baugher, Isaac, Jackson, Analeigh, and Patrick McCall, Gavin and Rowan Knopp, and Arianna and Alexandra Fowler. She had many wonderful nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Marietta was a past member at Bridgewater United Methodist Church for 17 years. She was a Sunday school teacher, church organist and choir director for the adult and junior choirs.

For over 40 years, Marietta was an active member of the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren. She sang in the Sanctus Choir and had directed the bell choir as well as serving as a deacon with her husband.

Visitation is at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater, will be Sunday, August 4, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 11 am at Bridgewater Church of the Brethren, with Rev. Robert Alley officiating. Burial will be private.

Although she loved flowers, she requested memorial contributions to be made to the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren.

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6:00 PM 8/4/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater
Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater

celebration of life




11:00 AM 8/5/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/5/2019 12:00:00 PM
Bridgewater Church of the Brethren

420 College View Drive
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Rev. Robert Alley officiating. Burial will be private.

Bridgewater Church of the Brethren
420 College View Drive Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

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Bridgewater Church of the Brethren

420 College View Drive
Bridgewater, VA 22812

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