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March 22, 2014

Adaline L. (Ackley) Jordan

Adaline L. (Ackley) Jordan

ONEONTA — Adaline L. Jordan, 91, formerly of Franklin and most recently of Oneonta, passed away peacefully at the Chestnut Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

She was born in Franklin on July 15, 1922, the fifth child and only daughter to Dewitt and Eunice (Edwards) Ackley. She attended Franklin School.

On Feb. 15, 1941, she married her neighborhood sweetheart Kenneth A. Jordan. She was a homemaker/gardener working alongside her husband for 37 years on a 60 head dairy farm in Franklin until 1988, when they sold their farm and retired.

She was an Eastern Star member. She enjoyed antiques, lawn sales, and babysitting young children in her retirement. Her beloved companion in her final years was her dog, Tara.

She is survived by her children, Sandra (Alfred) Shaver Sr. of Maryland, Wayne (Bobbie) Jordan of Franklin, Keith Jordan of Granville; and daughter-in-law, Heidi Jordan of Franklin; her 12 grandchildren, Terry Pochkar, Sherry Bedford, Lori Michaels, Al Shaver Jr., Wayne Jordan Jr., James Jordan, Timothy Jordan, Jason Jordan, Jeffrey Jordan, Robin Basile, Lisa Uzenski and Kimberly Jordan; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years on Oct. 30, 2005; her son, Allan Jordan on Sept. 17, 2010; grandson, Jesse Jordan on March 8, 1997; and great-grandson, Marine Cpl. Nicholas Uzenski on Jan. 11, 2010.

A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand St., Oneonta, with the Rev. Judith A. Thistle, chaplain at A.O Fox Memorial Hospital, officiating. Calling hours will be from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Interment will take place in the Ouleout Valley Cemetery, Franklin, at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820 or the SPCA, 4841 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website at

Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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