Joyce Jordon Brown


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 6:28 pm
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Joyce Jordon Brown, 65, of Rock Island, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Trinity Rock Island.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m., at First Assembly of God Church, 1811 18th St., Bettendorf.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Joyce Linda Jordon was born in Moline on Sept. 12, 1947, to Granville James Sr. and Bernice Husky Jordon. She married Dwayne Brown, who preceded her in death.
She graduated from Moline High School. She was employed for many years as an underwriter for Bituminous Insurance Company, retiring in the early 1980s. Joyce was very active in her church, and especially loved spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include daughter, Tiffany Snider, Omaha, Neb.; granddaughter, Stormy Campbell, Omaha; brothers, Jack Jordon, Port Byron, Granville James Jordon Jr., Moline, and Dan Jordon, Rapids City; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Online condolences may be sent at www.wendtfuneralhome.com.












 



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