Pinecrest Funeral Home & Memorial Park

7401 Highway 5 N, Alexander, AR


Gay Lynn McCord

September 9, 1939July 9, 2020

Gay Lynn (Gilmore) McCord was born in Longview, TX Sept 9, 1939 to J.A. and Sallie Gilmore. She grew up in El Dorado, AR, married Robert McCord on July 15, 1957. She was a stay at home mom until the children started to school and then began her career in school administration. She loved dogs, traveling, reading, entertaining friends and family. She was an avid sports fan, a regular at Little Rock Touchdown Club, Downtown Tip Off Club luncheons and St. James Third Monday Luncheons.

She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Robert McCord, Daughter Debbie Northern, Son Dr. Scott McCord, (Dr. Marian McCord), Granddaughters Heather Clopp (Chad), Shea McCord, Kara McCord and her great grandchildren Logen Clopp and Preslie Clopp. She is a member of St. James United Methodist Church.

Special thanks to Dr. Rhonda Gentry and Cathy Lee of CARTI Cancer Center, and the caregivers at Baptist Healthcare.

Open Viewing will be Monday, July 13th 2-4 pm at Pinecrest Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be Tuesday, July 14th 1pm at Pinecrest Memorial Park, officiated by Rev. Carness Vaughn.

Memorials may be made to St. James United Methodist Church, CARTI or Virgil Starks Memorial Scholarship at Rhodes College.


  • Open Viewing

    Monday, July 13, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, July 14, 2020


Gay Lynn McCord

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Ann Duncan

July 13, 2020

Debbie, I remember your mother from SEC basketball tournaments - especially her smile and enthusiasm for the Hogs. Please accept my deepest sympathy and know that I’m holding you and your family in my heart and prayers at this sad time.

Bo Plyler

July 12, 2020

My prayers are for peace and comfort.

Pat Pierce

July 12, 2020

My prayers and thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.

Gaylynn was a special person in my life, and I will always cherish our friendship.

Tom Anderson

July 12, 2020

Bob and family, so sorry to hear the dreadful news. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


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