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Judith Jordan

June 23, 1943 — May 20, 2024


Judith "Judy" K. (Priebe) Jordan, age 80 of Crawfordsville, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2024 at home while surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Crawfordsville on June 23, 1943 to the late William E. Priebe and Elsie May (Wilbur) Busenbark.

Judy graduated from Southmont High School and on August 7, 1960 she married the love of her life, James "Jim" E. Jordan in Jim's home in Russellville. She was a bus driver for the Southmont School Corporation for 43 years and owned and operated her beauty shop, Judy's Country Salon, out of her house for many years. She enjoyed farming, raising cattle, and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Jim Jordan; her three children, Lisa K. Jordan-Guckes, Jeffrey Scott (Connie) Jordan, and Joni Brooke (Victor) Wiles; six grandchildren, Jimmy, Kyler, Kayleigh, Tanner, McKenzi, and Shae; six great-grandchildren, Della, Roman, Selah, Emersyon Hope, Gracelynn Mae, Indi Joleen; two sisters, Nancy Stephens and Jerry (Warner) Davidson; brother-in-law, Harold Jordan; two sister-in-laws, Mary Ellen (Ronnie) Coffman and Carol Southern; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Ernest, Larry, and Billie Joe Priebe; step brother, Garrett Busenbark; step sister, Teresa Cotton; and father and mother-in-law, John and Mary Jordan.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St, in Crawfordsville on Saturday, May 25, 2024 from 11:00 am till the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm with Rev. Mike Whitacre officiating. Burial will follow at Freedom Cemetery in Waveland. Share memories and condolences online at

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