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Evelyn Jeanette (Jones) Gordon

February 13, 1930 ~ July 8, 2019 (age 89)

Jeanette Gordon, 89, of Avon Park, passed away Monday morning, July 8, 2019 at her home.  She was born to Ellis Marvin and Estelle Frances (Green) Jones, February 13, 1930 and was raised in Avon Park.  Jeanette was a 1948 graduate of Avon Park High School.  She lived here most of her life, briefly living in Whitehall, NY, before coming back. She was a homemaker spending her time loving and caring for her family.  Jeanette enjoyed music, reading and sewing.  She helped as an Avon Park Band Parent and Grandparent while raising family. A member of First Baptist Church, Avon Park, she was actively involved.  Jeanette was preceded in death by her brother, William Jones, daughter, Janice Lamberth and granddaughter, Shannon Scott.  She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Earl Gordon; son, Buddy Gordon; three daughters, Ramona Gordon, Glenda Newgent and Paula Scott; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren with one on the way; nieces, Lori Foskey, Helen Gorman and Maureen Gorman.   Funeral services will be held Sunday evening, July 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Avon Park with Pastor Jon Beck and Thomas Newgent, officiating.  Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m.  Interment will be private.  Arrangements with Fountain Funeral Home, Avon Park.

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