Staff

Our dedicated staff members are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Henry Hunter Jordan Jr. Former Owner and Operator
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Henry Hunter Jordan III Owner, Funeral Director, and Embalmer
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Sherry Ballard Office Manager
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Clyde R. Long Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Samuel M. Bell Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Frank Montague Funeral Director Assistant
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Randy Rhodes Funeral Director Assistant
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Perry Foster Cemetery Operation Manager

Henry Hunter Jordan Jr.

Former Owner and Operator
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Henry is married to the former Ann Firestone and they have two sons and five grandchildren. He graduated from Kosciusko High School, attended the University of Mississippi and graduated from John A. Gupton School of Mortuary Science in 1964. He is a third-generation funeral director and has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer for 50+ years. He also holds a Burial and Life, Health, and Accident Insurance License. He has earned the designation as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner.

He is a Vietnam veteran having attained the rank of SP5(E-5) and served with the 173rd Petroleum Company out of Greenwood, MS and the 173rd Graves Registration Detachment which was attached to the U. S. Army Mortuary in DaNang. His position at the Mortuary required him to have a Top Secret Clearance. He is a Life Member of the VFW Post #1983 and the American Legion Post #44.

Henry is a past president of the former Kosciusko-Attala County Chamber of Commerce-IDC and former member of the Kosciusko City Planning Commission as well as a Past President of the Kosciusko Jaycees. He is a Past President of the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association, a past member and Secretary-Treasurer (Executive Officer) of the Mississippi State Board of Embalming and the Mississippi State Board of Funeral Service for sixteen consecutive years, Past President of the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Board, Past Vice-Chairman of the American Board of Funeral Service Education and a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. He also served on numerous committees of the National Funeral Directors Association.

His hobbies are fishing, especially with a fly rod, hunting, and photography.

Henry Hunter Jordan III

Owner, Funeral Director, and Embalmer
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Hunter graduated from Kosciusko High School in 1992. He received a degree in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi in 1997. In 1999, he graduated from John A. Gupton Mortuary School in Nashville, TN. He is the Past President of the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association and Vice Chairman of the Mississippi Funeral Directors Service Board. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and reading. 

Sherry Ballard

Office Manager
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Clyde R. Long

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Clyde Long was born in Clarksdale, MS, and graduated from Clarksdale High School in 1974. While in high school, he began working at National Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS. He graduated in 1983 from the Northwest Mississippi Community College Mortuary Science Technology program at Desoto Center in Southaven, MS.

Clyde joined the staff of Jordan Funeral Home in November 1983. He completed the requirements of the Mississippi State Board of Embalming, which included a one-year apprenticeship, six months of which were at Jordan Funeral Home under the license of Henry H. Jordan, Jr. Clyde continues to serve in his 51st year in funeral service at Jordan Funeral Home.

 

His wife is the former Debra Jefcoat of Clarksdale, MS, with roots in Winona and Poplar Creek, MS.

Samuel M. Bell

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Frank Montague

Funeral Director Assistant
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Randy Rhodes

Funeral Director Assistant
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Perry Foster

Cemetery Operation Manager
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