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Donna Jean McCord, 73, of Lebanon, died Friday morning, July 31, 2020, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield.

She was born May 17, 1947, near Lebanon, Mo. to Bill and Jessie Anthony Savage.

On May 17, 1970, she married Robert L. McCord Jr., and they shared the last 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Emery and Stanley Savage, and a sister, Anna Mae Bingham.

Donna Jean was raised in the Lebanon area and received her education there. She worked at the H.D. Lee Factory for awhile and then was employed by Independent Stave Company, now Missouri Cooperage. She lived in Kansas for several years, and then moved to Oklahoma. She worked at Wells Lamont Glove Company in Hugo, Okla. for four years. She later worked for Haggar Clothing in Duncan, Okla. and at the Indian Hospital in Tahlequah, Okla. for several years. She and Robert moved back to Lebanon a few years ago.

She is survived by her husband Robert McCord; three sons, Tim Savage of Lebanon; James Robert McCord of Wagoner, Okla. and Kimball McCord of Tahlequah, Okla.; a sister, Janice Myers of Lebanon; a brother, Billy Savage of Lebanon, and four grandchildren, James, Samantha, Hayley and David.

Funeral services for Donna Jean McCord will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Oakland Community Church in Lebanon Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Lebanon. For more information or to visit the website go to


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