Mabel (Baker) JordanMay 22, 1925 ~ January 16, 2018 (age 92)
Mabel Baker Jordan, 92 of Bedford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Spring House Estates. She was born on May 22, 1925 in West Logan, WV; a daughter of the late Willard and Nellie (Hopper) Baker. She was the youngest of 10 children and was raised in Huntington, WV. She was preceded in death by her three husbands: William Armstrong, Robert Baines, and John Jordan. She married Attorney John Jordan of Bedford in 1981. She is survived by a son Wayne Armstrong and wife Sue Ann, a daughter Barbara Nolen and husband Richard, grandchildren Andrew Armstrong and wife Ali, Ricci Nolen, Aaron Nolen and wife Lisanne, William Jordan, Beth Jordan and several great grandchildren. She also has numerous nieces and nephews living across the country.
Mabel was involved in numerous organizations including the Bedford County Fair, the UPMC Bedford Hospital board, the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, the St. Thomas School Craft Guild, and the Ageless Wonders. She loved knitting, crocheting, quilting, and was an avid bowler. In 2014 she was named Citizen of the Year by the Bedford Rotary Club and the Bedford Elks Club. Mabel faithfully attended the Bedford Presbyterian Church. Although Mabel supported and was involved in numerous community activities, she may have been best known for her sense of humor. She was always ready to tell a joke to her friends and anybody she met.
Mabel’s family would like to thank the staff at Homewood for the excellent care she received while she was a resident. They would also especially like to thank her personal care givers who did such a wonderful and compassionate job: Tammy, Sam, Amy, Mary, TJ, Maranda, Laura, Jess, Stephanie, Randee, Chrissy, Teresa and Tara.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford. Burial will be at the Woodmere Memorial Park in, Huntington, WV, with Pastor Andy Magnusson officiating. Friends will be received on Monday, January 22, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the service at 11:00 a.m. at the Klingel Carpenter Funeral Home, in Huntington, WV. In lieu of flowers those wishing may make memorial contributions in Mabel’s name to: memorial contributions to the Bedford County Fair, 108 Telegraph Road, Bedford, PA 15522; or the Bedford Presbyterian Church 145 S. Juliana St., Bedford, PA 15522. Our online guestbook is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com or www.klingelcarpenter.com.