Mon Aug 8, 2022

Alena Jane Jordan Craft


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Alena Jane Jordan Craft slipped away into the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 Labor Day. She was preceded in death by her youngest son Timothy Wayne Phillips of Rock Hill, S.C. in 2014.
Jane was a registered nurse both in North Carolina and Florida for 40 years working in home health care and in-patient hospital care. She loved to write poetry and sing worship songs. Her favorite passage was John 14:1-6 and her favorite hymns were “Amazing Grace” and “The Old Rugged Cross.” In college and afterwards she was a member of the local Little Theatre and starred in a long-running production of “The King and I.” She was always a joy to be around and loved to crochet clothing items for those she loved. She will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
Family and friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at Peacock Funeral Home, 1227 South Madison Street, Whiteville N.C. 28472. The service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9 at Western Prong Baptist Church, 167 Peacock Road,  Whiteville, N.C. 28472. Revs. Robert Jordan of Zion’s Tabernacle Baptist Church in Lumberton, John Jordan of Thompkinsville, Ky. and the Monroe County Baptist Association and Chaplain Major Bradford S. Phillips (Retired) will preside over the service. Burial will be in Western Prong Baptist Church Cemetery. For questions or directions please call 910-642-4141.
She is survived by two brothers, Rev. John D. Jordan of Thompkinsville, Ky. and Rev. Robert J. Jordan of Lumberton. She is also survived by her children, her eldest son, USAF (Retired) Chaplain, Major, Bradford S. Phillips of Suwanee, Ga.; and stepson, Mark A. Phillips Jr. of Hope Mills; stepdaughter, Felicia A. Spencer of Fayetteville; and one grandson, Timothy Wayne Phillips Jr. (TJ).
Donations, in lieu of flowers, should be sent to United Cerebral Palsy at 1660 L Street, NW Ste. 700, Washington, D.C. 20036.
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