Archive for Sunday, January 19, 1992


January 19, 1992


— Services for Donald A. Gordon, 76, Lyford, Tex., will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Perry Christian Church. The Rev. Larry Wright will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery here.

Mr. Gordon died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1992, at his home. He was born June 14, 1915, at Lecompton, the son of William and Katherine Goepfert Gordon.

He had lived in Lyford since 1988 after moving from Oskaloosa, where he had lived for eight years. He also had lived in Denison, Winchester and Lawrence.

He was a self-employed auto mechanic before he retired in 1970. He also had farmed in Jefferson County.

He was a member of the Perry Christian Church. He married Frances Irene Barry on Jan. 3, 1939, at Holton. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Gerald, Edmond, Okla.; and Don, Lawrence; three sisters, Helen Taylor, Lakewood, Colo., Margaret Ross, Emporia, and Mary Jane Ross, Pensacola, Fla.; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. today at the Hampton-Barrett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assn. in care of the funeral home.

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