Marcella R. Jordan, 94 of Mt. Auburn passed away at 5:25pm on Tuesday October 6, 2015 at Life’s Journey in Taylorville.  She was born on October 19, 1920 in Taylorville, the daughter of Homer L. and Mildred Kirk Morgret.  On January 18, 1941 Marcella married James D. Jordan in her parent’s home.  He preceded her in death on July 12, 1991.  Mrs. Jordan ran Jordan’s Market in Mt. Auburn and assisted her husband in his role as Christian County Treasurer.  She was a member of the Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star #536 in Mt. Auburn, Christian County Democrat Women, and enjoyed spending time at the Christian County Senior Citizens Center. 

Marcella is survived by her daughter: Pam Hemingway of Mt. Auburn; grandsons: James Hemingway, fiancée Peggy Morgan, of Edinburg, and Jarred Hemingway of Springfield; great grandsons: Austin Hemingway and Colton Hemingway; sister: Donna Beerup of Springfield; sister-in-law: Marguerite Ryan, husband Richard, of Loveland, Colorado; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 daughters in infancy, and son-in-law: Austin Hemingway.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30am on Friday, October 9th at the Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church with Bob Tepatti officiating.  Visitation will be held from 10 until 11:30am, prior to services in the church.  Burial will be in the Grove City Cemetery.  Memorials may be left to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Christian County Senior Citizens Center, or to the donor’s choice.  McClure Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.  Memories of Marcella or condolences to the family may be left online at

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