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Eleanor Ashworth Jordan / October 31, 2017

Eleanor Ashworth Jordan, age 85, of Chase City, Virginia died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. She was born Nov. 28, 1931 in Mecklenburg County, to the late David Stokes Ashworth and Ruth Wells Ashworth. She was a member of Mount Horeb Baptist Church.

Eleanor is survived by her son, Morris Lee Jordan Jr. and wife, Pam of Mechanicsville, three grandchildren, Andrew Jordan, Larry Flora, and Christopher Flora; four great-grandchildren; two devoted nieces, Susan Ashworth and Sylvia Coleman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Morris Lee Jordan; and grandson, Michael Jordan.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. at Mount Horeb Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to the Chase City Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 81, Chase City, VA 23924.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.

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