Peggy Ann Jordan Obituary: Leslie Jordan Mom Funeral & Life Story

Peggy Ann Jordan

Peggy Ann Jordan is famous for being the mom Of Leslie Jordan, the famous American actor. Five months before the passing of his son Leslie, she passed away in May. 

As reported by his agent, Leslie Jordan died on Monday, October 24, 2022, in a car crash.  

Peggy Ann was reared in Chattanooga, where she also worked as a realtor and medical secretary. 

Leslie and his identical twin sisters, Jana Lynn and Janet Ann, were among the three children she had with Major Allen Bernard Jordan after they were married in 1953.

Who Was Peggy Ann Jordan, Mom Of Leslie Jordan?

Peggy Ann was born to Homer Howard Griffin, Sr., and Mary Lucille Johnson Griffin in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Peggy attended East Lake and Osborne Elementary Schools. She then switched to Central High School, where several of her brothers and sisters had previously participated, after attending Rossville High School for one year.

At Chattanooga State, Peggy also earned a two-year degree in medical terminology. On October 10, 1953, Peggy married her long-time boyfriend, Major Allen Bernard Jordan.

Their three children, a son, named Leslie Allen and identical twin girls named Jana Lynn and Janet Ann, were born and raised in Germany when Allen was a member of the American Army stationed there.

She was only 20 years old when she gave birth to her son Leslie in 1955. According to her son’s tweets, Peggy Ann Jordan greatly supports him.

Peggy Ann Jordan’s Obituary

On May 17, 2022, Peggy Ann Griffin Jordan, aged 86, of Chattanooga, died around her loved ones.  

He will be remembered by his daughter, Jana Lynn Jordan, and son Leslie Allen Jordan.

Apart from her kids, Peggy left behind her sister Dorothy Griffin Kelley, niece Lynn Griffin Grimsley, and her brother-in-law, Chattanooga’s Mack Jordan, Jr.

Peggy lived a contented life. She was adored by everyone who knew her and cherished her relationships with her family and friends. 

Jeff Davis presided over a graveside service at the Chattanooga National Cemetery on May 24, 2022, at 2:00 pm.

Relationship between Peggy Ann & Her Son, Leslie Jordan

In an interview with Today, Jordan said his mother, Peggy Ann, was caring and tolerant despite never getting to know him. 

Jordan, who began using Instagram around the outbreak, frequently shared images and stories about his mother on social media. 

He had returned to his Chattanooga, Tennessee, home to be near her.

Upon hearing of her passing, Jordan wrote a note in remembrance of his mom, 

‘Even though Mama is no longer with us, her stories will live on in our hearts. Mama, you are and always will be cherished. Leslie, with love and light,’ he wrote.

Who Was Peggy Ann Jordan’s Son, Leslie Jordan? How Did He Die?

Leslie Allen Jordan, an American actor, writer, and singer, was born on April 29, 1955.

He received an Emmy Award in 2006 in the category of  Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Beverley Leslie on the comedy series Will & Grace.

Jordan appeared again in the Coven, Roanoke, and 1984 episodes of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story and played three different roles over the course of three different seasons.

Leslie Jordan passed away at the age of 67 on Monday, October 24, 2022, in a car accident.

Jordan struck the side of a building at Cahuenga Boulevard and Romaine Street while driving in Hollywood on Monday morning. He may have experienced a medical emergency of some kind.

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