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Kathryn Jordan


Kathryn “Kathy” Jordan, of Twin City, passed away Wednesday night, June 19, 2024 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

Kathy was born in Swainsboro and was the first born and oldest daughter of Jack Walden and Claudene “Tissie” Johnson Walden. 

She was a member of Twin City First Baptist Church where she was baptized in her formative years.  Kathy was currently a member of the Margaret Burrell Sunday School Class.   She was a 1970 graduate of ECI and during her high school years Kathy was very active in sports.  She was co-captain of the basketball team and played on the recreation softball team.  Kathy loved to dance and loved listening to music.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and was very proud of all of their accomplishments.

Kathy received a business administration degree at Swainsboro Technical College. During her working career, Kathy worked in several management positions with various clothing manufacturers.  She was the office manager with Pride Manufacturing for many years before Rheumatoid Arthritis required her to retire at an early age.  She never met a stranger and she was a blessing to everyone who knew her.  In addition to her parents, Kathy was preceded in death by her first husband, Ronald Wayne Grimes and a stepson, Ronald Wayne Grimes, II.

Surviving are her husband, Archie Jordan of Twin City; a son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Jenny Grimes of Metter; a step-son, Josh Jordan of Nashville, Tennessee; a step-daughter, Pam Grimes Pittman and her husband, Joey; two sisters, Suzanne Walden-Wells and her husband, Clay Wells of Phoenix, Arizona and Debra Bird of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida; a brother, Andy Walden and his wife,  Ann of Twin City; her grandchildren, Gracie Grimes and Agatha Grimes of Metter, Roslyn Pittman Thompson (Matthew) of Metter and Joseph Pittman of Metter; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Sunday, June 23, 2024, at Twin City First Baptist Church at 5:00 in the afternoon.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 5:00 in the afternoon at the church on Sunday.

Interment will be in Twin City-Coleman Cemetery.

Remembrances may be made to Twin City First Baptist Church.

Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter is in charge of the arrangements.