Christian Biography of Jean McCord Ina Jean McCord, the daughter of Joseph and Telitha (Owens) Nicholson, was born on November 8, 1927 at DeWitt, Nebraska. She passed away on Friday, February 26, 2010 at the Brodstone Memorial Hospital in Superior at the age of 82 years, 3 months and 18 days. Jean attended school and graduated from Tobias High School. On Jue 28th, 1947 she was united in marriage to Lester McCord at Belleville, Kansas.
This union was blessed with two sons. Jean was bookkeeper for the Nelson Ideal Market from 1956 to 1960 and was co-owner and bookkeeper with her husband Lester of the Nelson Food Center from 1960 to 1991. She was a family historian of the Nicholson and Owens families, a charter member of the Nelson Country Club and a member of the Nelson Community United Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lester on April 9, 2009, two sisters Lois Casper and Mary Johnson and three brothers, Bill Nicholson, Duane Nicholson and Deuard Nicholson. She is survived by her sons, Michael of Olathe, Kansas and Rodney and wife Donna of Nelson, Nebraska; three grandchildren, Sean McCord, Ryan McCord and Sam McCord; sisters, Yvonne Aken and Nelda “Nickie” Schwisow of Fairbury, Nebraska along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Graveside memorial services were held on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 1:30 PM from the Fairbury City Cemetery in Fairbury, Nebraska with Rev. Warren Schoming officiating. Inurnment was in the Fairbury City Cemetery at Fairbury, Nebraska. Memorials may go in care of the family. Condolences may be sent to Megrue-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 282, Superior, NE 68978 or in care of www. pricefuneralhomes. com Klawitter-Price Funeral Home of Nelson, Nebraska was in charge of the arrangements.