George P. ADCOCK

Carlinville Democrat, 14 January 1960, page 1.

Geo. P. Adcock Died Sunday Afternoon.

Retired Carpenter, Aged 80; Was Hospitalized 3 Years at Riverton

George P. Adcock, 80, a resident of 603 North East Street, died Sunday, Jan. 10, at 4:00 p.m., at St. John's Sanatorium at Riverton, where he had been a patient three years.

Mr. Adcock was a retired cabinet maker and carpenter, having been engaged in that pursuit for a period of fifty-one years. He had resided in Carlinville since 1908.

Decedent was born Sept. 25, 1879 in North Otter Township, a son of John Henry and Elizabeth Swift Adcock. He was married Nov. 4, 1908 in Carlinville to Jessie Wilson. His wife survives, also a daughter, Mrs. Aline Underkofler, of Carlinville, and a half-sister, Mrs. Susan Mitchell, of this city. Two brothers, Leonard and John Adcock, preceded him in death. He was a member of the Baptist church in the Nilwood vicinity.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. frm the Ferketich funeral home. Rev. Clifford Barnes, pastor of the Nilwood Baptist church, officiated. Music was by organ recording. Interment was in Oak Grove cemetery, Modesto. The pallbearers were members of the Carpenter's Union, namely, Don Boston, Ralph Totsch, Joe Lott, Elsworth Eskew, Wm. Burger and Theo. Raab.

Girard Gazette, Thursday, 14 January 1960, page 1 column 1.

George Adcock, 80, Buried at Oak Grove Cemetery

Funeral services for George P. Adcock, 80, who died at 4 p. m. Sunday at St. John's Sanatorium, Riverton, were conducted at 1 p. m. Wednesday at the Ferketich Funeral Home, Carlinville. Rev. Clifford Barnes, pastor of the Nilwood Baptist Church officiated and burial was in Oak Grove cemetery, near Modesto.

Mr. Adcock is survived by his wife, Jessie; one daughter, Mrs. Aline Underkofler, and one half-sister, Susan Mitchell, both of Carlinville.