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Melvin Louis Donop Jordan
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 • Posted January 20, 2010

Melvin Louis Donop Jordan 95, of Baytown, Texas died Sunday, January 10, 2010 in Baytown. He was born in Yancy, Texas on July 22, 1914 to Louis and Lena Donop Jordan. Melvin graduated from Mason High School in 1933. He served his country in the Army and was a World War II veteran. He moved to Baytown after his time in the military and retired there after 26 years with Exxon Chemical, U. S. A.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, his step-mother, Ella Roos Jordan, wife Amy Ruth Hines Jordan, brother Vernon Jordan and wife Martha, sister Hazel Jordan Vater and husband Andrew, brother Homer Roos and wife Lois and brother-in-law Arthur Townsend.

He is survived by brother Wilbur Jordan and wife June and a sister Lillian Roos Towsend. Several nieces and nephews also survive him including David Vater and Dorthy Vater Asbill of Mason.

Services were held Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at St. Marks United Methodist Church in Baytown.

Though God saw fit to pluck this beautiful flower from the garden of life, his memories are planted in the hearts of many.

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