Mrs. Merle H. Gordon, 87, of Jonesboro passed away May 28, 2013. She was preceded in death by her son, John C. Gordon. She is survived by her husband, Robert H. Gordon; children Anita (Randall) Morgan of Fayetteville and Robert F. (Kris) Gordon of Buckhead; daughter-in- law Lynn Gordon; grandchildren Kalen (Chris) Jagielski and Brent Morgan, and great-grandchild Gage Jagielski.

Funeral services will be held Friday, May 31, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Ford- Stewart Funeral Home. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park in Jonesboro. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, 770-210-2700,