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Leona Maxine Jordan

1931 ~ 2020 (age 89)


Leona Maxine Jordan

Age 89, of Portsmouth, passed away July 29, 2020 at Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth.  Leona, who went by Maxine, was born February 21, 1931 in Portsmouth to James and Tharlene (Cole) Conklin.  She was a member of the Golden Bears and was active in the Life Center Pool.  She worked in administration for many years for in Portsmouth for Dr. Song.  Left to honor Maxine and remember her spirit are her husband Archie James Jordan; daughter Cheryl (Timothy) Mershon, grandchildren, Dustin James Cook, Sarah (Michael) Nagle-Yang, Alex (Mia) Nagle, Ruth (Wallace) Walker, Jordan (Courtney) Nagle, Andrew Nagle, Evan (Nicole) Nagle, Veronica Jordan; brothers, Wells Conklin, David (Patty) Conklin, Glen (Robin) Conklin, Norman (Helen) Conklin; sisters, Helen Ward, and Cathy (Craig) Conklin-Truitt.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Ronald Lee Jordan, daughter, Nancy (Michael) Nagle, brothers Delbert and Lester Conklin.

A Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a date in the near future.  

D.W. Swick - Nelson Funeral Home in New Boston is handling the arrangements.  Fond memories of Maxine and condolences may be sent to

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