Willa (Bill) Evelyn Jordan, 93, passed away August 19, 2012, with her family by her side.
She was born July 30, 1919, to John and Cora Pigg. Willa loved being by her father’s side trying to do everything that he did, which helped her to grow up to be so strong. She later met and married Thomas Jordan and together they raised 12 children. Willa was a homemaker and loved to tend to her rose bushes that lined the beautiful back yard that she was so proud of. She loved being outdoors and loved fishing in Payson. She also enjoyed reading and telling stories. Willa’s proudest accomplishments were her 12 children and all of her grandkids. She loved huge family gatherings and listening to her children’s talents of playing music and singing.
Willa is survived by her sister, Bobbie Vaught, sister in law Jo Pigg; Her sons and their spouses, Ricky and Rosanne Jordan; Tommy and Debbie Jordan; Bill and Diana Jordan; Terry and Cathy Jordan; Lonnie and Kim Jordan. Her Daughter; Connie Edwards and Daughters and their spouses Donna and Don Phipps and Debbie and Gary Biggs ; Son in Law, Leo Hott; 36 grandchildren; 84 great-grandchildren and 44 great, great- grandchildren.
She was preceded to heaven by her Husband Thomas Jordan; her Sons, Charles Lee Jordan, Wayne Jordan, Denny Jordan and her Daughter, Sherry Hott.
Her smile, her laughter and the gentleness in her eyes will be missed by everyone, and will be a treasure they can remember forever.
Funeral services were held Thursday, August 23, 2012 at Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear.