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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Bishop James Earl Gordon Obituary
Bishop James Earl Gordon
GORDON Bishop James Earl Gordon died on April 9, 2014 at Ochsner Hospital in Baton Rouge, LA. at the age 77. He was the Pastor of GFL Cathedral Church of God in Christ and Prelate of Louisiana East Jurisdiction #1, Baton Rouge, La. He was a native of Amite, LA and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA. He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife; Missionary Janice Gordon, one daughter; Linda M. Woods, one son; Deldrick Sibley, 2 grandsons; Jarrett Woods and Byron Devore, granddaughter; Tra'Vaughn Bell, two brothers; Dr. Frank (Shirley) Gordon, 2nd Administrative Asst. Supt. Charles (Wardine) Gordon, 1 brother-in-law; Samuel Payne, 3 sisters-in-laws; Glyiss Gordon, Priscilla Gordon and Joyce Gordon Dunn, also a of host nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents: Bishop W.K. Gordon Sr., and Missionary Alma Richardson Gordon, 3 brothers: W.K. Gordon Jr., Robert Gordon, Supt. Adam Gordon, one sister; Missionary Barbara Gordon Payne, and also a host of other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also GFL Cathedral C.O.G.I.C., Louisiana Eastern Jurisdiction #1, all Church of God in Christ and all interdenominational churches are invited to attend the Homegoing Celebrations: Local & State: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:00pm Saintsville Headquarters 8930 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 LAY-IN-STATE is from 3:30-6-30PM Wednesday only, 1st Administrative Assistant Alphonse Denson, Officiating National: Thursday, April 17, 2014 2014 at Saintsville Headquarters, 8930 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 The Most Reverend Charles Edward Blake, Sr., Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ International, Officiating Interment: Gordon Family Cemetery, Hwy 1045, Amite, LA 70422 Arrangement entrusted to Richardson Funeral Home of Jefferson, Inc. 1111 Jefferson Highway River Ridge, LA 70123 (504) 469-2243.