Rachel Wood Jordan
Rachel Wood Jordan, 85, of Carnesville, wife of Rev. Grady Jordan, passed away
September 11, 2023, at the Sacred Heart Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.
Born May 22, 1938, in Mayesville, GA, she was the daughter of the late Tom Wood and
the late Nettie (C. L.) Hanley. She was the mother of the late Graylan Yvette Jordan. On
August 10, 1958, she married her high school sweetheart, Charles Grady Jordan. As a
pastor’s wife she shared a loving heart supporting his ministry. She worked as para-pro
for 12 years at Carnesville Elementary. Along with spending her time with Grady her
greatest joy was her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was loved and
adored by all of them, but none greater than her loving husband, Grady. She and Grady
were members of New Bethel Baptist Church.
Rachel is survived by her loving husband Grady Jordan and their children Dawn (Barry)
Crunkleton and Dana (Jud) Scott. She was a proud grandmother to Kelly Jonn & Chad
Crunkleton, Jordan Scott & Ethan, Payton & Dylan McFarlin, Graylan Crunkleton & Riley, Brandon & Jessica Crunkleton, Chris Crunkleton, Blake Crunkleton & Miranda;
Her eleven great-grandchildren are Jasmine, Jaden, Allie, Bentlee, Bella, Hannah,
Emma-John, Blane, Carter, Alena, and Charlotte; She is also survived by her brother
Richard (Kelly) Hanley and sister Karen Reese and the late Tony Reese.
In times of mourning, it is important to remember and honor the beautiful moments
shared with those who have departed. Rachel’s life was a testament to compassion, love, and dedication. May her memory serve as a guiding light in our lives as we carry forward her legacy of kindness and empathy. She will always be remembered by her family for great love she had for all of them. Grady, her children, grandchildren, and great children will strive to honor Rachel by carrying her love and compassion not only to each other by to all of those around them every day.
Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6pm until 8 pm at Ginn Funeral Home in
Carnesville Georgia. Services will be 11am Thursday morning at the B D Ginn Memorial
Chapel, with Rev. Tommy Childress. Entombment will follow at Franklin Memorial
Gardens. Pallbearers will be Dillon McFarlin, Ethan Alewine, Graylan Crunkleton, Chad
Crunkleton, Brandon Crunkleton, Blake Crunkleton, Bentlee Crunkleton, and Blane
Rachel is at the Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville. The family is at the home of her
daughter, Dawn and Barry Crunkleton, 167 Henry Williams Road, Toccoa, GA.
Condolences may be left for the family at ginnfuneralhome.com.