Florence E. Gordon, 91, Greentown, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014, at Century Villa Health Care. She was born May 3, 1923, the only child of Harold James Burke and Anne Elizabeth Fowler Burke, in Pocatello, Idaho. She married Roscoe L. Gordon in Kokomo, and he preceded her in death in 2003.
She attended several schools throughout the country and finally graduated from Kokomo High School. She enjoyed the outdoors, camping, traveling, reading, crocheting, and spending time with family and friends. She retired from Delco Electronics in 1981 after 30 years of service. She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church, retired member of UAW 292, and also a former member of Women of the Moose, Foresters, Delco Camping Club, and TOPS.
She is survived by two sons, Kenneth Gordon and wife, Marcia, Kokomo, and Erick Gordon and wife, Ruth, Roann; two daughters, Teena VanBriggle and husband, Grady “Jeep,” Marion, and Anne Stout and husband, John, Greentown; eight grandchildren, Gregory Gordon and wife, Shelley, Fishers, Jeffrey Gordon and wife, Sarah, Fishers, Kendra More and husband, Lance, Tinley Park, Illinois, John Stout and wife, Lisa, Galveston, Anna McKinney, Peru, Greyson Mills, Wabash, David Mills and wife, Holly, Converse, and Allen VanBriggle, Marion; nine great-grandchildren, Kristin Mills, Elyse Mills, Austin Huddleston, Kristina Gordon, Bryce More, Makayla More, Carter Gordon, Grant Gordon, and Jack VanBriggle; and one great-great-grandchild, Baylee Marie Herschberger.
She loved her family very much.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. Burial will take place in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.