Macoupin County Enquirer, Thursday, 13 February 1964, page 1 column 1.

Modesto woman dies Friday; an apparent suicide

Jennie Adcock, 45, of Modesto was found dead at 9 a. m. Friday at her home by her husband, Bernard. According to Coroner Conrad Dawson, she apparently died from a self inflicted gun shot wound. An inquest is to be held at a later date.

Mrs. Adcock was a sister to Howard Pierce of Carlinville.

Surviving are the husband, three daughters, Mrs. Janet Waters of Scottville, Mrs. Marilyn Williams of Palmyra, Mrs. Sharon Stewart of Waverly; two sons, Ronald of Jacksonville and Larry at home; eight grandchildren; the father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. William Pierce of Thayer; three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Smith of Palmyra, Mrs. Lucille Edwards of Hiawatha, Kans. and Mrs. Mildred Brandon of Auburn; seven brothers, Howard of Carlinville, Chalmer of Litchfield, Herman of Pico Riviara, Calif., Lester of Sunnyvale, Calif., Clifford of Waverly, Arthur of Auburn, Harold of Moline; one step-sister, Velma Way of Thayer.

The couple operated a store in Modesto.