Georganne Coble BinghamFebruary 18, 1935 ~ September 7, 2017 (age 82)
Georganne Coble Bingham, 82, passed away at Hinkle Hospice House Thursday, September 7, 2017. Born in High Point on February 18, 1935, she was the daughter of the late George Staley Coble and Mae Coltrane Coble. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Edward Jordan, Jr. (1989), her second husband, Dr. James Pearl Bingham, Jr. (1999), and a brother, Edgar Coltrane Coble.
Georganne attended Salem Academy and Duke University where she studied voice and religion. Over the years, she lived in the North Carolina cities of Lexington, Cedar Island, Charlotte and Raleigh, and also in Roanoke, VA. She developed many close friendships wherever she went.
In Lexington, she served as Choir Director at Grace Episcopal Church for a number of years and taught voice and guitar. A gifted singer, Georganne performed at numerous weddings and community events. She was a member of many civic organizations including the Lexington Choral Society, Charity League of Lexington, The Club of the Twelve, and was the sesquicentennial coordinator of Davidson County. As Director of the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, she spearheaded a development project that resulted in a historic fundraising campaign and landmark new building. A collector of art and sculpture from around the southeast, Georganne filled her home and her community with beauty.
In addition to her many friends and relatives, her memory will be especially cherished by her children, Staley Jordan Nance (Jim) and George Edward “Ed” Jordan (Carol), both of Lexington; her grandchildren: Anna Ioanes (Eric Rettberg), Sam Jordan (Sarah), Ellen Ioanes, Charlie Jordan and his fiance’, Laura Fritts; and her great grandchildren: Sadie Elizabeth Jordan and Scarlett Elise Jordan.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be conducted at 3:30 PM Wednesday, September 13, at Grace Episcopal Church officiated by Rev. M. Alton Plummer, Rector. Visitation will follow at the home of Staley Nance.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292, or to Grace Episcopal Church, 419 S. Main St., Lexington, NC 27292.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davie Burial & Cremation Service of Lexington. Online condolences may be posted at www.daviefunerallexington.com.