Mary Edna Saxon Jordan, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. 

Born in Lula on July 10, 1943, she was a daughter of the late James Claude and Clara Mae Davidson Saxon. She was a homemaker and attended Rock Springs Baptist Church. Mrs. Jordan previously worked for Banks County Primary School and Wayne Wilson Pottery. She was very family oriented and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Jordan’s favorite pastime was traveling and she also enjoyed yard work, flowers and plants, birds, crafts and doing scrapbooks. 

Surviving are her husband, Swayne Jordan of Alto; daughters and sons-in-law, Renee & Matt Bejaran of Alto and Susan & Greg Caudelle of Lula; grandchildren, Tyler Mathis (Candice) of Alto, Trent Mathis and Noah Bejaran both of Alto, Hunter Caudelle of Lula (fiancée, Brittney Cooper of Chattanooga); brother and sister-in-law, M.J. & Dianne Saxon of Lula; sister and brother-in-law, Hilda & Joe Pavan of Lula; sister-in-law, Virginia Jordan of Alto; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Howard & Louise Jordan of Lula; several nieces, nephews, other family and friends. 

A graveside service is scheduled for 11 am, Friday, January 15, 2021 at Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. James Duncan and Pastor Derek Howard officiating. 


Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19. 

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at 


McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.