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McCord, Carol Thi (Nguyen)

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April 2, 1943 - August 31, 2016

McCord, Carol Thi (Nguyen)

Carol Thi McCord, 73, of Carrollton, Texas passed away on August 31, 2016 at her home surrounded by family after a brief battle with cancer.  Carol was born in Vietnam on April 2, 1943 to Luong Nguyen and Chay Pham.

She emigrated to the United States in February 1972.  She retired in 2004 from Mead Westvaco.  Carol was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and a tireless gardener who also loved to cook.  Carol showed her love for life to everyone by always wearing a smile and welcoming them in her home.  She always made sure everyone who came to see her never left hungry.  Family and friends were very important to her.  She always put their interests before her own.

She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother Chau Nguyen.

She is survived by William E. McCord whom she married on October 29, 1971.  Other survivors include her children, Renee Yambupah (Paul) of Fresno, CA, Thomas McCord (Tuyen) of Des Moines, IA and Yen “Le” Brown (Jarad) of Flower Mound, TX.   Siblings, Chon Nguyen and Qui Nguyen of Vietnam, Bao Nguyen of Huston, TX.  Grandchildren, Matt Phillips (Sylvia) of Fort Carson, CO, Allison Alvarado of Fresno, CA and “CJ” Brown of Flower Mound, TX and 4 great-grandchildren.   

Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.

Funeral Services will be on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 10:00 am also at the North Dallas Funeral Home.

Interment will follow the funeral service at 12:30 pm at the DFW National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211.  The procession will depart the funeral home at 11:30 am

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Bill skaggs

September 08, 2016 11:15AM

Sorry I could not be at the funeral, but you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Nathan and Molly

September 07, 2016 8:54AM

Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all! Hold on to the memories!

Sheila Hewitt

September 06, 2016 7:55PM

My thoughts are with you all at this time, sorry we are unable to be there with you physically, but know we are there in heart and spirit. I will miss this wonderfully sweet lady that I was lucky enough to have as an Auntie. Love and prayers with everyone