Julia "Julie"'s Story
Julie Carole Lewis Jordan
Julia "Julie" Carole Lewis Jordan, 47, of Nashville, Tennessee, died on July 21, 2017, in Nashville after a long illness.
She leaves her husband, Jeffery L. Jordan; her parents, Reva Rice Lewis and James C. Lewis of Catlettsburg, Kentucky; her two daughters and sons in law, Corie Kathleen Prater and Matthew W. Prater of Nashville, and Emily Carole Warren and Shane F. Warren of Morehead, Kentucky; her granddaughter, Leah Kathleen Prater of Nashville; and her uncle, Gary D. Lewis and his wife, Donna, of Paintsville, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, A. G. and Effie H. Rice and her paternal grandparents, D. A. and Viola B. Lewis.
She was born on February 26, 1970 in Ashland, Kentucky.
Julie spent much of her youth in Sandy Hook, Kentucky, graduating from Elliott County High School in 1987.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Morehead State University in 1990 and Master of Science in Library Science from the University of Kentucky in 1994.
Julie moved to Nashville in 2004 to work for United Methodist Communications where she served as project manager of the web team until retiring in 2016. She also worked at Morehead State University, specializing in distance learning systems administration.
Known for her strong faith, Julie touched hundreds of people with her humble, kind, and serving spirit. She was a member of Bellevue United Methodist Church in Nashville. After becoming a Christian at the age of 14, she was a member of Sandy Hook United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and Children's Church. She was a member of the Christian Youth Center in Sandy Hook, participating in many activities and teaching the Small Miracles class. She was also a member of Morehead United Methodist Church where she was a member of the United Methodist Women. Her hobbies included knitting, attending concerts, and playing with Leah.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Gilda's Club of Middle Tennessee, 1707 Division Street, Nashville TN, 37203 (www.gildasclubmiddletn.org).
A Celebration of Life will be at 2 p.m. August 19, 2017, with visitation at 1 p.m. at Morehead United Methodist Church located on West Main Street in Morehead.
Published on July 28, 2017