Evangulia "Sis" (Orfans) Gordon

October 16, 1926 ~ December 17, 2019 (age 93)


EVANGULIA “SIS” GORDON, 93, of Pinckneyville and a former Benton resident passed away Tuesday evening, Dec. 17, 2019 at Marshall Browning Hospital in DuQuoin.

She was born in Canton, IL on Oct. 16, 1926, the daughter of Mike & Zelma (McKinney) Orfans.

She married James Richard Gordon on Feb. 9, 1947, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 2009.

Mrs. Gordon formerly attended St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in West Frankfort.

Mrs. Gordon enjoyed reading and loved to play golf.  She was a former member of the Junior Womens Club in Benton.  In her younger days she loved braiding rugs.  Mrs. Gordon loved her two boys, Moe & Joe.

Mrs Gordon is survived by:

Son: Mike Gordon & wife Norma of Pinckneyville

Grandson: Ryan Gordon & wife Jennifer of Clinton,MA

2 GreatGrandsons: Henry & Charles

Mrs. Gordon was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, by a Son: John Richard Gordon & by 3 Brothers: John, George & Steve Orfans.

As per Sis’s wishes she has been cremated, and Private family services will be held.

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