Rose Marie McCord
SPRINGFIELD. Rose Marie McCord, 72, of Springfield, died Thursday, July 26, 2007 at St. John’s Hospital.
She was born July 11, 1935 in Springfield, IL, the daughter of Dewey and Artie Watkins Ray. She married Ralph L. McCord on June 17, 1972. Her parents and two sons, John and James Brown, preceded her in death.
Mrs. McCord worked as a clerk for the State of Illinois.
Survivors: husband, Ralph L. McCord of Springfield; two sons, Gary L. (wife, Linda) McCord and Perry L. (wife, Debra) McCord, both of Flint, MI; seven grandchildren including Nikki Brown, Jessica Brown, and Madison Brown-Clopper of Springfield; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Genevieve Piercall and Louise McCandless, both of Springfield; one brother, Don (wife, Maxine) Ray of Princeton, IA; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, July 30, 2007. Services: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 31, 2007, Robert Green officiating. Burial: Camp Butler National Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home of Service.
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