RUMFORD – Phyllis Emma Jordan, 84, of Dixfield, died early Friday morning, April 21, at Rumford Community Hospital.

She was born Dec. 27, 1921, in Mexico, a daughter of John E. and Agnes (Easter) Wilson. She attended schools in Dixfield.

On Nov. 5, 1938, she married Milford Jordan in Jay. They resided in Dixfield, where she worked as a homemaker to her husband and family.

She enjoyed the time she was able to spend with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and working in her gardens.

Phyllis is survived by three daughters, Janice Jackman and her husband, Harold, of East Livermore, Marcia Byron and her husband, Earl “Buddy,” of Rumford, and Becky Thibodeau and her husband, Bernie, of Rumford; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Eugene E. Wilson and his wife, Helen, of Auburn; a stepbrother, Joseph Huston and his wife, Betty, of Raymond; and a step-grandson.

She was predeceased by her husband, Milford on Oct. 28, 2004; two sons, Obed M. and William M. Jordan; a grandson, William M. Jordan III; half sisters, Verna Adams, Thelma Lane, Evelyn Richards, Ellen Wilson and Hattie Dubois; and a half brother, Carroll Wilson.