Doris King Jordan Sansbury

Obituary of Doris Josephine King Jordan Sansbury

Doris Josephine King Jordan Sansbury, 92, died Friday, January 29, 2016 at Covenant Place. Born in Darlington Co. she was a daughter of the late Eddie Bethea King and Ellie Rae Carter King. Mrs. Sansbury was twice married, first to the late Robert Preston Jordan and then to the late Francis L. Sansbury. Mrs. Sansbury was a member of Calvary Bible Church. She survived her son, Robert P. (Bobby) Jordan, Jr. Bobby is a member of the Sumter Sports Hall of Fame. He was a star athlete at Edmunds High School and for the Sumter P 15's, and was drafted by the Yankees organization in 1964. After a few years of minor league play he returned to make a life in Sumter until his death in 1974. Surviving are one brother Harold King (Betty) of Hartsville; one sister, Elva Dudley of Lamar; five grandchildren, Robert Preston Jordan, III (Lisa), Rodney Allen Jordan (Sissy), Michael Walley (Terrie), Allen Nesbitt and Frances Nesbitt; numerous great-grandchildren; one niece, Ellie Rowland (John) of Sumter; one daughter in law, Lee McLeod of Charleston; two daughters, Ida S. Walley (Rick) of Sumter and Mary B. Reynolds of Columbia; one sister in law, Lottie McManus of Sumter; She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Bethea, Eddie and Ralph King and one sister, Ora K. Hodge. Graveside Services will be held at 3 PM Monday in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. John Hall officiating. The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service. Memorials may be made to Calvary Bible Church, 770 N. Wise Dr. Sumter, S.C. 29150. On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements. 803-775-9386.