Alma Pauline McCord, 84, of Fort Scott, Kansas, died Sunday morning, Jan. 30, 2011 at the Fort Scott Manor Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 17, 1926 in Pittsburg, Kan., the daughter of Earl Cornelius and Mary Ethelyn (Mills) Roland. She married Vernon McCord Jan. 20, 1946 in Fort Scott. He preceded her in death March 5, 1986.
Survivors include a son, David McCord of Fort Scott; and a daughter, Paula Stewart and husband Don, also of Fort Scott; a sister, Mary Kay (Kathryn) Hall of Gardner, Kansas; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Vernon, Alma was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Anna Earldean Swanson.
Rev. Reed Hartford will conduct graveside services for Alma 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3 at the Fort Scott National Cemetery. Family and friends will meet at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home prior to services at 1:30 p.m. and leave for the cemetery at 2:15 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home 15 W. Wall St., P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Online condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.