Chester “Sonny” Jordan, 74, of Arkoma passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Fort Smith. He was born June 28, 1942, in Tahlequah to the late Chester and Alice Jordan. He worked for Panola, Gann and Wister, Okla., school systems.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Jordan of the home; a daughter, Vickie Davis and husband Terry of Van Buren; two sons, T. Bruce Jordan and wife Lisa of Muldrow and Brad C. Jordan and wife Amanda of Fort Bragg, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Erik Davis of Fayetteville, Bruce Wayne Jordan of Fort Smith, Kathryn Jordan of Arkoma, Bear Jordan and Avalyn Jordan of Fort Bragg, N.C., Brooke Chambers of Odessa, Texas, and Jared Sisco of Muldrow; six great-grandchildren and numerous cousins.

Funeral service was Dec. 5 at Edwards Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith. Committal was at Tahlequah City Cemetery in Tahlequah, Okla., under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Pallbearers were Bruce Jordan, Brad Jordan, Bruce Wayne Jordan, Erik Davis, Gary Huffman and Tony Matlock. Honorary pallbearers were Danny Steele, John Dix and Robert Parvin.

To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.