J. E. ADCOCK DIES AFTER SEVERAL MONTH'S ILLNESS.
He Was for Many Years in Employ of County Highway Department.
James Edmond Adcock, of this city, for many years in the employ of the County Highway Department as State Aid Road Maintainer here passed away at his farm residence at the west part of town on Monday morning at eight o'clock.
Mr. Adcock had been a sufferer for the past several months. He was the son of Israel and Sina Adcock; born at Girard, Ill., October 22, 1885 [see notes]. He spent the early part of his life at Union Chapel. He also lived at Nevada, Mo., where he met and was united in marriage to Miss Susie Lentz on Feb. 2, 1910. After spending a year there he moved to Bunker Hill where he has since resided. To the above union one son, Philip, was born.
Early in life he was converted and united with the Union Baptist church. He was a kind and loving husband, father and son and a good neighbor and well respected citizen.
Besides the bereaved widow, he is survived by his son, Philip, his father and mother, Israel and Sina Adcock, a grandson Philip Galord, Jr., daughter-in-law, Mrs. Philip Galord Adcock and three sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Jenkins [sic], Mrs. Bessie Beth's [sic] of Nilwood and Mrs. Helen Hart, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday 12 o'clock noon from the family residence to Union Chapel Baptist church west of Girard. Rev. Wm. England pastor of the Baptist church officiating and his body laid at rest in Union Chapel cemetery at Girard.
This community was saddened Monday by the death of Mr. Adcock. His death occurring at 8:30 o'clock in the morning. He was stricken the night before with pneumonia, after having been very ill for nine weeks but bearing his suffering patiently. All that loving hands could do was done, but to no avail. He was a good neighbor, and kind friend and will be missed by everyone in this community.
Eddie Adcock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doc Adcock, passed away at his home in Bunker Hill, Monday. Funeral services and interment will be at Union Chapel, Wednesday at 2:30 p. m.
[Exactly the same as the Girard Gazette obituary.]