- Joel Rodgers
Funeral arrangements are now set for Carley McCord.
McCord and four others died Saturday when a small plane headed to Atlanta, Georgia crashed shortly after tak off.
The services are Saturday January 4th at St. Jean Vianney Church in Baton Rouge.
Visitation 9:00AM – 1:00PM Funeral Mass 1:00PM
Memorial services will be held in the church parish hall immediately following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Carley McCord’s Scholarship Fund at Northwestern State University.
A memorial scholarship created to honor Carley McCord:
The family of Carley McCord plans to honor the beloved Louisiana sports reporter through a memorial scholarship fund in her name at her alma mater, Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.
Carley McCord graduated from Northwestern State University in 2011. She later went to LSU.
The 30-year-old sports journalist was born and raised in Baton Rouge. Her most recent position was as a digital media reporter for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches and the in-game host for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL and the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA.
When she wasn’t busy covering sports, McCord taught English online to children in China and worked as a substitute teacher, according to the Advocate.
Gretchen D. Vincent, 51, Michael “Walker Vincent, 15, Ian E. Biggs, 51, and Robert Vaughn Crisp II, 59 were all killed in the wreck.