Lovie Joyce McCord

Monday, February 26, 2018

Lovie Joyce McCord, born December 18, 1944, was called home to her eternal rest to be in the presence of the Lord on February 21, 2018. She was a resident at General Baptist Nursing Home, in Piggott, Ark., and was originally from Rector, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Madison McCord; her mother, Clara Lee Wheeler; her father, Edward Wheeler; her sisters, Bonnie Pitman, Lilly Pittman and Barbara Wheeler; and her brothers, Robert Wheeler, (Red Bud) Gordes Wheeler and Eddie Wheeler

Lovie is survived by her loving sons, James McCord and Judy and Robert McCord and Jerra, all of Rector; one daughter, Jerri Ann Glenn McCord of Florida; her grandchildren, Jarrod McCord and Jennifer, Nick McCord, Tammy Nicole McCord along with Jennifer, Brook, Priscilla and Paige; her great-grandchildren, Tyler McCord, Kristen McCord; two brothers, Bubby Wheeler of Paragould and Udell (Moe) Wheeler of Jonesboro; three sisters, (Elisabeth) Sue Lindsey of Mt. Home, Ark., Mary Pittman of Walnut Ridge, Ark. and Daisy Frost-Wheeler of Paragould, Ark. and several other friends, family and loved ones, along with her special family at General Baptist Nursing Home.

Lovie brought joy and laughter to all those that knew her and she will be dearly missed.

Visitation was held from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 24, at Piggott Mortuary in Piggott. Funeral services followed at 10 a.m. in the Piggott Mortuary Chapel, with Bro Terry Burdin officiating. Interment was in the Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway, Ark.

Those who wish may send condolences to the family by signing the online guestbook at www.irbyfuneralhome.com or by visiting the funeral home's Facebook page.