Jewell Faye Jordan Gladden Hargis was born October 26, 1925 in Drew County Arkansas to Rev. Jack Earl Jordan, Sr. and Maude Boone Jordan. She went to be with her Lord Jesus on June 8, 2020. She was 94.
She was the widow of Delton Herbert Gladden, the father of her children, and William Cleo “Bill” Hargis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Jack Earl Jordan, Sr. and Maude Boone Jordan; both husbands, Delton Gladden and “Bill” Hargis; her daughter, Susan Ann Gladden Herring; a son, Gerald Wayne Gladden; a daughter in law, Gay Youngblood Gladden; a grandson, Delton Parrish Gladden; three brothers, Adrian, Bob and Gary Jordan; and a sister, Lela Gavin.
Mrs. Hargis is survived by her sons, Billy Carroll Gladden and wife, Jody and Dennis Allen Gladden and wife, Pam; her grandchildren, Kim Gladden, Lisa Gladden, Monica Harris, Kelly Griffin, Meghan Amoroso, Jason Herring, Ashley Cruce, Delton Gladden and Cassi Clarke; great grandchildren, Hope Hutchinson, Miranda Straughn, Rachel Hogbin, Kameron Griffin, Madeline Griffin, Zoe Amoroso Steffe, Abby Gladden, Asher Gladden, Remy Clarke, Kendall Herring, Stratton Herring, Grayson Herring, Jake Cruce and Presley; great, great grandchildren, Avery Hutchinson, Nazmae Hutchinson, Brinley Jefcoat, Emma Hogbin and Oliver Steffe; brothers Alvin, Jack Jr. and Dan Jordan; sister Shelby Funderburg, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Jewell loved her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, her family, she was a wonderful mother and loved raising her children. She was employed by W.J. McKiever and later, the University of Arkansas at Monticello. She was a faithful member of Shady Grove Baptist Church and loved singing in the choir.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 4 p.m. at Union Ridge Cemetery on Midway Rt. in Drew County. Bro. David Jacks will officiate.
Memorials may be made to:
Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church
111 Hwy 172
Monticello, AR 71655
Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home of Monticello.