Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
Nellie C. (Yeager) Jordan
No info on newspaper (but probably Evansville Courier)
29 November, 1955
Mrs. Nellie C. Jordan, 77-year-old retired nurse, died in Baptist Hospital at 6 a.m. Monday after an illness of about six months. Mrs. Jordan lived with a daughter, Mrs. Fred Borries, 1267 Madison Ave. She was a member of the 1904 graduating class of the old Welborn Memorial Hospital, now Baptist Hospital. She had worked in the hospital and annex and retired several years ago when the annex was closed. Mrs. Jordan was the widow of William Arthur Jordan, who died in 1942. A native of Washington, Ind., she had lived here since she became a nurse. She was a member of the Welborn Memorial Baptist Alumni and First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Other survivors include another daughter, Mrs. Ben McDonald, Sr., Evansville; a brother, Joe Yeager, Washington; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral will be in Robert Greek Mortuary at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Charles E. Zapp officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Note: Born in Washington, Daviess Co. on 28 April, 1878, died 28 November, 1955 in Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN. She was the daughter of George W. and Amanda Cregar Yeager who moved to Daviess Co. from Preble Co., OH between 1855-1858.
Contributed by: Terri Hauk