RUMFORD – Phyllis Emma Jordan, 84, of Dixfield, died early Friday, April 21, at the 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.

She 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; one son, Duaine Jordan and his wife, Vivian, of Temple; 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.

JORDAN – Phyllis E., 84, of Dixfield, died in Rumford, April 21. Memorial graveside services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, April 29, at the Riverside Cemetery in Dixfield. Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 42 Weld St., Dixfield. Words of condolence may be expressed at [email protected]