Amelia Rose Jordan passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at her home in Raleigh, NC.
She was born April 5, 1949 in New Bern, NC, a daughter of Helen O. Freeman and the late Leo P. Adams. Amelia grew up in Sumter, SC and was a 1967 graduate of Edmunds High School. She had a long professional career as an accomplished bookkeeper and office manager for several companies in the Raleigh-Durham area. Amelia was a kind-hearted daughter, sister and aunt who loved her family, cooking & good food, and intriguing mystery novels. She will be missed more than words can say.
She is survived by her mother Helen O. Freeman and her sister Kay Oldhouser Davis, both of Sumter, SC; her brother Keith Powell of Murrells Inlet, SC; her brother Alan Powell of Houston, TX; and numerous nieces, nephews and their children.
A memorial service conducted by Dr. Bob Calvert will be held in Sumter on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 3:00PM in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel. A private burial will be held in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to First Baptist Church, 107 E. Liberty Street, Sumter, SC 29150, or any charity of choice.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.