Myrtle Winifred Mincey Jordan
September 15, 1935 – May 23, 2023
Myrtle Winifred Mincey Jordan, 87, of Henrico, Virginia Tuesday, May 23, 2023. She was born September 15, 1935, in Horry County, South Carolina to John Edgar Mincey and Nancy Elizabeth “Lizzie” Ganis Mincey.
Myrtle was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dan Dellia Jordan; son, Reginald Blaine Cooke; brothers, William Henry Mincey, Harold Delano Mincey, and Richard Eugene Mincey; and sisters, Nell Vena Mincey Long, Glenda Cornelia Mincey Strickland, Norma Mincey Franklin, and Felicia Sue Dustin; and the father of her children, Aaron Willie Cooke.
Myrtle is survived by her daughter, Sherri Denise Kirby (Vernon); sons, Roger Dale Cooke, Sr. (Barbara), Donald Ray Cooke, and Barry Lynn Cooke; grandchildren, Roger Dale “Bubba” Cooke, Jr., Crystal Diane Shadle (Mike), Melissa Fay McMillan (Jimmy); four great-grandchildren, Andy, Elsie, Katie, and Lewis; sister Dorothy Heffer (Malcolm); sisters-in-law, Rosario Mincey, and Eugenia Suggs; brother-in-law, William Strickland; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Myrtle retired from Verizon.
We are grateful for the support of the many who provided care for Myrtle in her final months. The staff of Chestnut Grove treated her like family. Her caregivers from Suncrest Hospice helped her navigate the challenges of her final days and eased her transition. A special thanks to her dear friends, Freda McCormick, Donna Cook, and JoAnne Hiers for their care and companionship.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to Noon on Friday, May 26 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Richmond, VA 23294. A funeral service will follow at Noon at the funeral home chapel. A private inurnment will be held later at Carolina Memorial Park in North Charleston, South Carolina.
Myrt was a very special lady. She called me 7 my sister ‘her girls’. She loved her church & the Lord & was always happy to be in Sunday School & Church. I know she will be greatly missed. To the family I am so sorry for your loss but she is now at peace.
Aunt Myrt was a special aunt. Tim especially connected with her in December at Aunt Norma’s funeral. Our deepest condolences to Sherri, Dale, Donald, and Barry. Much love and prayers, knowing that, because of Jesus, we will see her again one day!