1933 – 2014

BOWDOIN — Carol Ada (Hodsdon) Jordan, 81, of Bowdoin, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Aug. 4.

Born on Aug. 3, 1933, in Topsfield, Carol was the daughter of Samuel Ross and Phylena (Noyes) Hodsdon. She was a graduate of Calais Memorial High School and Washington State Teachers College, now the University of Maine at Machias. Carol married the love of her life, Ellery B. Jordan, on Aug. 12, 1967.

She taught school for 33-plus years, mostly at Greene Central School, in the first grade; she loved “her kids” she taught. She retired in 2000, and enjoyed visiting, traveling, caring and praying for her family and friends, and was known for sharing smiles and hugs.

Carol is survived by her daughter, Karyn Small and her husband, Jim, of Bowdoin; grandchildren, Jordan and her husband, James Pratt, of Monmouth, Jimmy Small and Danielle Small of Bowdoin; her brother-in-law, Lee Jordan his wife, Lyn; a sister-in-law, Alice Jordan; and many other dear relatives and treasured friends.

Carol’s beloved husband, Ellery, predeceased her in 1983. In addition to her parents and husband, Carol was predeceased by her brothers, Henry, Edward and Charles Warren Hodsdon; and sisters, Viola Lenfest, Vera Allen, Verna Merrill and Kay Hunt.

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