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“I and my family are very sorry to hear of your loss. My memories of Ed are fond ones and will always be treasured. I remember him a a quiet, soft...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Tony Wittenburg - Bryant, AR

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. May you find peace and comfort through our Lord Jesus Christ. Our prayers are with the family. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: bunk_king@yahoo.com - Little Rock, AR

“Ed was our typewriter repair/supply source for over 22 years. He was always kind, helpful, and truly knew his office machines. Upon reading his...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: CAROLYN GARNER - Little Rock, AR

“We miss Ed coming to visit us and express our deepest sympathy to his family. Ed was always cheerfull and we enjoyied knowing him. He is sincerely...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: George Beyers - Benton, AR

“The staff of Saline Memorial Hospice extends our condolences with the loss of Mr. Cordon. Thank you for gracing us with his presence. May your...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Saline Memorial Hospice - Bryant, AR


Edward John Cordon, Jr., 76, of Benton, AR, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2009. He was born August 3, 1933, in Little Rock, to the late Edward John Cordon, Sr. and Grace Irvin Cordon. Edward was a pilot and enjoyed airplanes and motorcycles. He was in the office machine business for over 50 years. During that time, he owned Acme Business Machines for nearly 40 years. He was a member of Mabelvale Cutoff Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry and Charles Cordon; and his first wife, Rose Lee Cordon. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Jacquelyn Cordon; two daughters, Karen Austin (Lynn) and Kelly Bowen (Scott); four step children, Sandra Spann (Jimmy), Carla Arey (Mike), Angela Speck (Scott) and Donald Ferguson; one sister, Shirley Everhart (Kyle); three half sisters, Marie Vann, Dionne Pickens, Sharon Sukeforth; one step sister, Linda Robinson; eleven grandchildren, Michelle, Lou Anne, Matthew, Michael, Daniel, Caleb, Jacob, Emma, Donald, Drew and Krystle; and five great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday, August 13, 2009, at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills, Funeral Home, 10200 Hwy 5 North, Alexander, AR. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 PM on Friday, August 14, 2009, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Saline Memorial Hospice House, 23157 Hwy I-30, Bryant, AR 72022.