Joyce Hathaway Jordan

Published 9:29 pm Monday, June 17, 2019

Joyce Hathaway Jordan, 85, died June 15, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Ruth G. and Howard Hathaway Jr. She was predeceased by her husband, Irving “Chuck” E. Jordan.

Joyce was a member of Suffolk Presbyterian Church and retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard, where she worked in human services. After retirement, she and Chuck lived for several years down in lower Currituck County, N.C., at Powell’s Point. Joyce loved to quilt and was a master gardener.

She is survived by her children, Susan McDaniel and husband, William, Howard Jordan and wife, LeAnne, Steve Jordan and wife, Teresa, and JoAnne Holmes and husband, Greg; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019, in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA 23434 by the Rev. Debbie Perry McCalla, with burial to follow in Churchland Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Suffolk Humane Society, 412 Kings Fork Road, Suffolk VA 23434. Condolences may be registered at