Published 11:04 am Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Beatrice Jordan

Aug. 7, 1918 –– Sept. 20, 2015

Beatrice Tillie Conley Pitsenbarger Jordan, 97, of South Point, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, at Heartland of Riverview in South Point. The Mohican, West Virginia, native was born Aug. 7, 1918, a daughter of the late John and Della Mae Carroway Conley.

Mrs. Jordan was a graduate of Rainelle High School in West Virginia and attended one year of business school in California. She was a former clerk for the Symmes Valley School District and an employee for the Foodfair Grocery Store in South Point. Mrs. Jordan was a member of the Chesapeake Nazarene Church and was active in the missionary society at church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald Lee Pitsenbarger Sr., who passed away in 1974; her second husband, Maxwell D. Jordan, who passed away in 2007; a daughter, Carolyn Sue Walls; three brothers, Cecil Conley, Orville Conley and B.W. Conley; and a sister, Trudy Privit Simms.

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She is survived by two sons, Donald Lee “Buddy”  Pitsenbarger, of South Point and Michael Keith and Kathy Fields Pitsenbarger, of Coal Grove; a daughter, Joann Gearhart, of South Point; a brother, John (Diana) Conley II, of South Point; a sister, Katherine Standish, of Nitro, West Virginia; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, with the Rev. Jerry Boggs officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens and visitation will be Thursday from noon until the time of the service at the funeral home. To offer condolences to the family, please visit


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