In Loving

Delores Gordon

Aug 27, 1931Sep 05, 2018

Memorial Service


Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses – Hungary Spring


Sat, September 15, 2018


4 : 00 PM – 12 : 00 AM

Obituary message

Delores Gordon, affectionately known as “Dee” peacefully transitioned on September 5, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. Delores was born in Georgetown, South Carolina on August 27, 1931 to the late Richard Thompson and Clara Bassard Thompson. Delores was the only living child of 16 siblings, who preceded her in death. She was an avid reader, gourmet cook, enthusiast and a devout Jehovah Witness.

Her marriage union to James Albert Gordon produced three loving daughters whom she doted on her lifetime. She was preceded in death by her eldest daughter Patricia Hill, Son-in-law Alfred Hill and grandson, Alfred Hilll Jr. She leaves to cherish her wondrous, beautiful, living memories, two devoted daughters, Diane White of Gaithersburg, MD and Brenda Gordon-Jackson (Walter), of Richmond, VA; 4 devoted grandchildren Tracy Underwood, Cherri Gordon (Keon), Cheryl St. Clair and Kenneth Jackson, Jr, Kenneth remained steadfast with her for the full length of her illness, never leaving her side and not wanting to. He, as well as family and friends, were with her holding her hand until her last sweet breath. She Is loved and missed. She is survived by 13 great grandchildren; 13 great great-grandchildren; extended family members and sister-in-law, Helen Menefield. Her family tree is vast and expands the United States.

She attended several community colleges and was an educator, always re-entering classes to further her education/knowledge, which was her passion. She read the dictionary and her Bible faithfully, as well as her newspapers daily, a must for her.

She worked at Defense General Supply Center (Bellwood) for over 25 years. She was baptized as a Jehovah Witness at an early age and remained a devoted servant her entire lifetime. Her spiritual friends and social friends are monumental in numbers. She’s is loved by everyone who had the opportunity to meet her. There are so many to pay homage too, but we’d like to express gratitude to Brother Anthony Martin and Sister Alicia Martin, Brother Alfred and Kim Jones, Juanita Semidey and etc. etc. etc.

Professional services are entrusted to Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond VA, 23294. A memorial celebration will be held at 4pm on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2737 Hungary Springs Rd. Richmond VA, 23294. Private interment.

“Our love for her will never ever fade”.