Charles Franklin Jorden

  • Born: October 6, 1939
  • Died: February 26, 2016
  • Location: Judsonia, Arkansas

Powell Funeral Home

1272 Highway 367 North
Bald Knob, AR 72010
Tel. (501) 724-3201

Tribute & Message From The Family

Charles Franklin Jorden, 76, of Judsonia, died Friday, February 26, 2016 at his home. He was born October 6, 1939 in Searcy a son of the late Jack and Edith Pierce Jorden. Mr. Jorden was a retired mechanical engineer with the Eaton Corp. and a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Melba (Watkins) Jorden; 2 daughters, Rhonda Jorden (Gerald Russell) and Renee Jorden Gentry (Douglas); 3 grandchildren, Ryan, Jorden and Caleb Gentry; step-grandson Nathan Russell (Gayle); 3 sisters, Shirley Ward (Stewart), Gereta Turpin (David) and Patricia Osbourne (Troy); brothers and sisters-in-laws, Melvin Watkins (Glenda) and Eva Gillam (Dennis); brother-in-law, A.D. Dale; numerous nieces and nephews. A special thanks to his wonderful caregivers for their love and care; Kristy Burress, Nina Shaw, Sarah Albert and Amy Hollis.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Dale.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel. A time of visitation with the family will immediately follow for one hour. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Powell Funeral Home, Bald Knob – Judsonia.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Melba, we are sorry to hear of your loss. We love you.

Posted by Melissa Marsh - Searcy, AR - Family   March 04, 2016

Melba and Renee and Ronda. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during the home going of Charles. He was a great husband and Dad to you all. I have so many memories of him. He was a very special cousin, friend, and a second dad to me. May you know that God will give the comfort that Charles is not hurting anymore and he is his old self again. Diana and I and our kids send you all our love. Wish we could be there. Love you all very much. Tom and Diana Ellison

Posted by Thomas Ellison - Goshen, IN - Family   February 27, 2016

Renee, Doug & Family,

Our prayers to GOD are with your family for your loss. May GOD'S Peace and Comfort be with you. GOD is the Way, the Truth, and the Life.

Jeff, Kristie & Boys

Posted by Jeff Wilson - Cabot, AR - Friend   February 27, 2016