Obituary: Irene O’Neal McCord
Irene O’Neal McCord
Irene O’Neal McCord of Visalia, Calif. passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018 in Visalia. She was 87 years old. Irene was born in Mesa, Ariz. on Sept. 8, 1930 and at the age of 6 her family moved to Porterville, Calif., where she was raised and educated. She married Lonnie O’Neal in Porterville on Dec. 18, 1947. Mr. O’Neal passed away on Sept. 8, 1995. Irene later married Olynn McCord on Sept. 13, 1996 and the couple made their home in Visalia. Mr. McCord passed away in 2007. Irene was a member of Pentecostal Lighthouse Church of Visalia.
Irene is survived by her daughters, Sharon Williams of Arkansas, Cynthia (Albert) Mendenhall of Oregon, Teri O’Neal of Arkansas, Melissa (Eddie) Griffin of Mississippi, Lanette O’Neal of Visalia and Flo Wilson of Farmersville, Calif. 14 Grandchildren and 23 Great Grandchildren. Irene is preceded in death by her son David O’Neal and her granddaughter Robin Williams.
Visitation will be held at Pentecostal Lighthouse Church, 1219 W. Noble Ave. at the corner of Giddings in Visalia, on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. immediately followed by the Funeral Service with a private burial at the Woodville Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansmillerguinnchapel.com. Services entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Chapel.