Bishop Fred Lee Jorden Sr. was born May 21, 1944 in Covington, Tennessee to John Wesley Jordan and Ever Lee Wilks (Jordan).
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Fred went to be with his lord on Saturday, October 10, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers; Robert Overall, and George Jordan, and 2 sisters; Shirley Adams, and Mary Burrell.
He leaves behind his legacy to his wife; Barbara Jean Jorden, 5 sons; Fred Lee Jorden Jr., Aubrey Jorden, Bishop Melvin TA Jorden, Michael Jorden, and Deven Jorden, 1 daughter; Saundra Johnson, 1 brother; Theodore Jordan, 1 sister; Clodie Martin, all his wonderful Grand children and Great Grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.
Fred have been a pastor for 32 years in his community at New Birth Apostolic Church. He attended Frazier High School and was active in sports, basketball to be specific. He also worked as an insurance agent at American General.
Public visitation will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Ivy K Gillespie Memorial Chapel, 1865 Eastern Avenue SE, GR, MI, 49507. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, October 17, 2020 at City of Pentecost, 2286 Ball Avenue Avenue NE, GR, MI, 49505, at 11:00 AM. Friends may meet with the family a half hour prior to services at 10:30 AM.