Grace Babin Gordon, also known as "Nanie" was Cajun born January 21, 1934 to Ellis P. Babin and Lucille Sanchez Babin at home on Black Bayou Road in Gonzales, Louisiana.
She met and married Jerry Doyle Gordon Sr. while working in a pants factory. From this job and union, she entered the greatest job of her life, being a wife and mother.
Grace and the entire family moved from Louisiana to Stilwell, Oklahoma in the fall of 1982 where she resided until her death on May 18th 2016 at the age of 82 years 3mos and 27 days.
In her earlier years Grace was an avid outdoor person enjoying camping, hunting and fishing. A better cook you'd never find. As she got older and in poorer health she preferred that her children and family did the hunting, fishing and cooking for her. Her favorite pastime was taking vacations to beach areas and watching wrestling with her son Ellis (cause no one else would).
She is preceded in death by her husband Jerry Doyle Gordon Sr., one daughter Janice Glenn, both parents Ellis and Lucille Babin, 5 brothers, Virgil, Whitney, Phillip, E.B and Alvis Babin and 1 sister Iona Babin All.
She is survived by sister Aliene Daigle and 1 brother, Ivy (Zeke) Babin Sr. of Louisiana and 4 children, Sons, Jerry Gordon Jr. and Ellis Gordon, Daughters, Joanie Longshore and husband Roy, Ellen and husband Sidney Reeves all of Stilwell, OK; Nine grandchildren, Cherie Davis and husband Anthony, Julie Chaney and husband Justin and Jerry Gordon III., all of Livingston La, Charles Cronon III and girlfriend Julie of Baton Rouge La, Amy Lowry of Stilwell, OK, Melissa Glenn and Husband Brock of Walker, La, Leah Tinsley and husband Chad of Keys, OK, Denise Brown and husband Jason of Stilwell, OK and lastly Ashley Stilwell of Stilwell OK. 9 Great Grandsons and 9 Great Grand daughters scattered around Louisiana and Oklahoma.