April 14, 1947 - January 25, 2021
Ellen K. Jordan, age 73, died January 25, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. She was born on April 14, 1947 in Buffalo, NY. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Lee Kuntz and Eleanor Ostrander Kuntz. She is survived by her husband, William H. Jordan Jr., her daughters, Laura J. Faddah (Sami), Martha J. Fleenor (John), and Mary Jordan (Dan), four grandchildren, Haytham Faddah, Layth Faddah, Katherine Fleenor, and Matthew Fleenor, her sister, Martha Hayes, and her brother, William L. Kuntz. Ellen moved to Nashville, Tennessee at an early age and grew up there. She graduated from John Overton High School in 1965. She went on to attend Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio where she earned a BA in English. She later earned an MS in Guidance and Counseling at MTSU. Ellen began her teaching career as a high school English teacher in the Williamson County school system. She worked there until the birth of her first child. Ellen and William were married in Nashville in 1972, and the family moved to Memphis in 1975. Ellen stayed at home to raise her children. She focused her energy on her family and particularly in insuring her children got a good education. She stayed home until her youngest child was in middle school at which time she returned to the classroom. She spent twelve years teaching English at Frayser Middle School. Ellen was a prodigious reader mostly mysteries and romances. She often checked out the maximum number of books the library allowed. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and playing the slots in Tunica. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations can be made to the West Cancer Clinic or the charity of your choice.
Ellen K. Jordan, age 73, died January 25, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. She was born on April 14, 1947 in Buffalo, NY. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Lee Kuntz and Eleanor Ostrander Kuntz. She is survived by her husband, William... View Obituary & Service Information
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