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Joan Fay Hale Jordan, 86
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Mrs. Joan Fay Hale Jordan, 86, of McMinnville (Centertown community) passed Monday, May 16 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. 

She was born Aug. 24, 1935 in McMinnville, was a homemaker, previously was a substitute teacher, and was a member of Bates Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Jordan was preceded in death by parents Hurshel Schuyler and Mamie Ann Davenport Hale, brothers Clyde Hurshel Hale and Cecil Schuyler Hale, and sister Jean Cowan.

Joan is survived by her husband of 68 years Robert Louis Jordan, daughter and son-in-law Robin and Larry Underhill, brother Jerry (Sherry) Hale, brother-in-law Donald Cowan, grandchildren Jordan (Meagan) Underhill, Caleb (Bailey) Underhill, and Logan (Haley) Underhill, and great grandchildren Knox Underhill, Maddux Underhill, River Griffith, and Isla Underhill.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 20, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Robby Black will officiate. Interment will follow at Centertown Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., and again Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at McMinnville Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Centertown Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 18, 2022