Funeral services set for Glynn County drowning victim


Jordan Perkins, 20, died on Sunday after drowning in a Glynn County pond.

JESUP, Ga. - The celebration of the life of a young man who drowned Sunday afternoon while swimming in a Glynn County pond was held Tuesday night and will continue Wednesday morning.

Visitation for Jordan Perkins, 20, took place at Howard & Jones Funeral Home, 777 S. 1st St., Jesup, on Tuesday night. Funeral services will also be held at Howard & Jones Funeral Home on Wednesday morning at 11.

Perkins was swimming in a pond off of State Road 99 in Glynn County when he started having problems. A 17-year-old girl tried to save him and could not.

According to his obituary, Perkins graduated from Glynn Academy in 2012 and was recently employed by Sturdy Corp.