Jorden Edward Lanphere, age 76 of Murphy went home to be with Jesus, Friday, January 4, 2019.
He was born in Ripley, NY to the late Harvey and Alice Lorraine Manning Lanphere. Jorden worked for Jiffy Foods. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #2199 in Cape Coral, FL and an honorary VFW member in North East PA. Jorden enjoyed fishing, spending time with his family, snow sledding and his church family. He was a member of Junaluska Baptist Church for 24 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Harvey Lanphere Jr. and Royal Lanphere and one sister, Norriel Near.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marshan Katherine Culver Lanphere; one son, Joseph Lanphere and wife Pamela; one daughter, Wanda Hoyt and husband Brian; four grandchildren, Brittany Hoyt, Dominick Hoyt, Andrew Lanphere and wife Courtney and Elizabeth Lanphere; two great-grandchildren, Jensen Hoyt and Isabella Lanphere; three brothers, Bernard Lanphere, Paul Lanphere and wife Sandra and Gary Lanphere; three sisters, Rita Bennett, Sharrie Greene and Lana Bowman and husband Elwood; and sister-in-law, Bonnie Culver.
Funeral services will be held at 6 pm, Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Junaluska Baptist Church in Andrews. Pastor Tully Griggs and Brother Travis Freeman will officiate. Music will be provided by the Junaluska Baptist Church Choir. Pallbearers will be Dominick Hoyt, Andrew Lanphere, Brian McCoy, Brian Rose, Jason Rowland and Melvin Hicks. Honorary pallbearers will be Randy West, Bryan McClure and the men of Junaluska Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held at 12 pm, Monday, January 7, 2019 in the Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Murphy. Rev. Patrick O'Dell will conduct the graveside service.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 pm, Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Junaluska Baptist Church in Andrews.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
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