A native and resident of Lutcher, he died at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. He was 87. He was the Pastor of Greater Golden Grove B.C. in Gramercy. Visiting at the church on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 from 5 p.m. until services at 7 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 from 10 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. conducted by the Rev. Ulysses Jarrow. Interment in Protestant Cemetery, Donaldsonville. Survived by three daughters, HerBrena Gordon Godfrey, Starlette Gordon and Schuyler Gordon Jarrow and husband Rev. Ulysses Jarrow, Jr.; two brothers, Lawrence (Jacqueline) and Willie Gordon; brother-in-law, Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Gaines, Sr.; sister-in-law, Florida Mae Gaines; two grandchildren, Larry Herbert Gordon Godfrey III and Paiton Rayne Jarrow; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his wife, Rose Pleasant Gordon; his parents, Rev. James Gordon, Sr. and Mary Manuel Gordon; a son, Captain Donald Herbert Gordon; and a granddaughter, Summer M. Godfrey. Brazier-Watson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.brazierwatson.com to sign the guestbook.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 10 to Nov. 17, 2012