March 23, 1938 - January 23, 2021
District Elder Tubbie L. Gordon Sr. was born March 23, 1938 in Louisville, Mississippi, the fifth of six children born to Colie and Betsy Gladney Gordon. Tubbie received the gift of the Holy Ghost on May 14, 1957 between the hours of 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. and was baptized at Indiana Avenue Pentecostal Church of God. Other church affiliations were Grace Apostolic Faith Church and House of Prayer Apostolic Church of God. He pastored Christ Temple for 12 years and had been in ministry for 50 plus years. Tubbie was united in holy matrimony to the former Iris V. Freeman on June 8, 1957 and their union was blessed with four children. He worked at Birmingham Bolt for 20 years. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed watching basketball, especially the Lakers. His favorite saying was “Go ahead.” Tubbie L. Gordon Sr. fought a good fight and finished his course and went home to be with the Lord on January 23, 2021 while surrounded by family. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Iris V. Gordon of Kankakee, IL; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bishop Randall Gordon of South Haven, Mississippi and Tubbie L. Jr. and Myrtis Gordon of Kankakee, IL; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lydena and Bishop Kenneth Franklin of Matteson, IL and Grace Gordon Smith and Jimmie Smith of Aroma Park, IL; one sister, Ann Gordon of Orland Park, IL; a brother-in-law, Morgan Freeman of Charleston, Mississippi; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Colie and Betsy Gordon; a brother, James Gordon; three sisters, Hallie Carlton, Ella M. Davis and Gussie L. Southern, and one granddaughter, Tiffany Gordon.
District Elder Tubbie L. Gordon Sr. was born March 23, 1938 in Louisville, Mississippi, the fifth of six children born to Colie and Betsy Gladney Gordon. Tubbie received the gift of the Holy Ghost on May 14, 1957 between the hours of 9:00 and... View Obituary & Service Information
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