Ida Mae Gordon

Published 3:24 pm Thursday, June 9, 2016

Ida Mae Gordon departed this earthly home, June 1, 2016 at Mid-Jefferson Extended Care surrounded by her family. She is preceded in death by her parents Robert and Julia Linton Lonson, sons, Darrell Jacobs and Craig Shields, brother Herbert Lonson and sister, Stella Williams.

Ida Mae was born in Port Arthur, TX and retired from the Port Arthur Community Home after 37 years of dedicated service.

Ida Mae is survived by her children: Ulysses Jacobs, Jr. of Houston, TX, Robert (Linda) Jacobs of Corona, CA, Kenneth Johnson and Michael Jackson (Bernadette) of Port Arthur, TX, Trela Jacobs Brown of Nederland, TX and Deborah Ann Jacobs of Port Arthur, TX; sister, JoAnn Adams (Herbert) of Houston, TX, brother Phillip  Williams (Rosemary) of Port Arthur, TX; daughter-in-law, Brenda Jacobs; sisters-in law, Joan Anderson Lonson of Port Arthur, TX, Norma Lee Navy of Beaumont, TX, and Virdell Dozier of San Francisco, CA; step-children, Sharon Gordon, Harvey Gordon, and Donald Gordon, 18 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren.  Ida Mae and her beautiful smile will truly be missed.

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Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. June 11, 2016 at Sacred Heart-St. Mary Catholic Church with a visitation from 8 a.m. until service time with Father Sampson Etim, MSP officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.