Macoupin County Enquirer, Thursday, 8 July 1954, p 7 c 3.

Funeral services were conducted at C. M. Shane funeral home in Girard Tuesday afternoon for John Thomas Adcock, 65, of that city, who died at 7:15 Sunday evening at the home of a sister, Mrs. Sadie Jenkins of Girard. The Rev. Edgar Schulze of Nilwood officiated at the last rites, and interment was in Union Chapel cemetery.

Mr. Adcock had been ill several days before his death. He was born in North Otter township on Oct. 10, 1889 [sic], a son of Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Adcock. He was a veteran of World War I, having served overseas. He was a member of Pleasant Dale Baptist church.

Surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Della Drake of Lemesa, Calif.; Mrs. Belle Mayfield of Nilwood, Mrs. Merida Sims of Springfield and Mrs. Jenkins of Girard.