MonaLisa Jordan was called to rest with our Lord in her heavenly home on Monday, February 8, 2021 at the age of 70. Beloved MonaLisa was born to the late Robert Jordan Jr. and Georgia Dace Jordan. She was a lifelong resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, where she attended Orleans Parish Public Schools. Mona believed in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior and she was a dedicated member of St. Peter Claver until her health began to decline. When her health conditions would allow her, she would visit Tulane Memorial Baptist Church to worship The Lord. MonaLisa, who was affectionately known as "Ms. Mona" embodied the true definition of a beautiful soul inside and out; she went above and beyond for anyone, especially in their time of need. She was a loyal, determined, courageous woman. Mona was a little woman with a big heart, who always showed love and cared for so many in every way possible. She took her role as a Mother, Grandmother, Sister, and Aunt very seriously, that included doing whatever she could to make sure she was there when she was needed most. MonaLisa loved her family unconditionally there was nothing that she would not do for them. MonaLisa was extremely passionate about everything that she put her mind to, she was employed by the Orleans Parish School Board where she worked as a cafeteria worker. When she was not working, she spent most of her time with her family, and anyone that knew her knew she loved her Coke cold drinks and going on bus rides. MonaLisa was well loved and respected for the phenomenal woman that she was. She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Matthew Jordan; baby sister, Hope Jordan; uncle, Clarence Jordan Sr.; and aunt, Dorothy Jean. She is survived by one Daughter, Tashaima Jordan (Lamont) Mathieu; five grandchildren, Troy Michael Jordan Sr., Tyreyon Monique Jordan, Tashea Mona Lisa Jordan, Troynika Monisha Jordan, and Torrance Myron Jordan; three siblings, Cyril Fields Alfred, Robertine Deloach and Carl Reese Jordan; nieces, Andrea Jones (Erwin), Jaclean Harris (Brian), Monisha Fields, Shuntell Fields, Niferteria Fields and Melissa Fields; also survived by eight great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, many relatives and friends who all loved her dearly. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the church visitation, on Saturday, February 20, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at Tulane Memorial Baptist Church, 3601 Paris Avenue. Funeral Service to begin at 12:00 noon, Pastor Ross Johnson, officiating. Private burial to follow. Rev. David M. Patin Sr. and Gwiena Magee Patin, Directors. Pursuant to The City of New Orleans' Guidelines for COVID-19, Social Gathering Numbers and Social Distancing apply and Masks are required. Professional service entrusted to Littlejohn Funeral Home, 2163 Aubry Street, Cal K. Johnson, Funeral Director/Manager, Info: (504) 940-0045.
Published in The Advocate from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2021.