THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Jordan Pickens Foldes, 85, retired teacher, of Thomson, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Grace Langston Foldes; son, Lance Jordan Foldes and Kay Strickland Foldes, his wife of Rome, Ga; his daughter, Connie Foldes Dozier and William Alexander (Bill) Dozier, her husband, of Thomson; grandchildren, Rich Langston Foldes and Stephanie Sheppard Foldes, his wife of Sylvania, Ga; Jordan Alexander Dozier and William David Dozier, of Thomson; great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Sumner Foldes, Sylvania; one brother, Ira Douglas Foldes, two sisters, Virginia Foldes Campbell, and Patricia Foldes Hoover, all of Tallahassee, Fla., and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Foldes was a graduate of the University of Florida with degrees in vocational education and his entire career was spent in the field of education both as a teacher and administrator, in Statesboro. He was a devout Christian, an Ordained Deacon, and for many years a Sunday School Teacher. At the time of his death, he was a faithful member of Thomson First Baptist Church. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, in India and occupied Japan. He was a loyal member of Kiwanis for many years and, at the time of his death, was an honorary member of the Thomson Kiwanis Club.
Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 11, in Westview Cemetery with Dr. James Ramsey officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to the Organ Fund at Thomson First Baptist Church. You may sign the online guestbook at www.curtisfuneralhome.com .
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.