John Edward Adcox Sr.

February 15, 1934March 21, 2011

John Edward Adcox, Sr., 77, of Murfreesboro, TN, passed away March 21, 2011. John loved life, had a smile for everyone and was a true “Southern Gentleman”. John was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Marlene Nelson Adcox; his parents, Richmond and Florence Adcox; his brother Rudolph Adcox; his sister and brother in law, Necie and Kermis Bennett. He leaves behind his son and daughter in law, Norman and Sherry Adcox; his son and daughter in law, John, Jr. and Lisa Adcox; his two grandsons, John (Trey) and Logan Adcox; his sister and brother in law, Lynda and Frank Martin; his sister and brother in law, Carolyn and Larry Greer; his brother and sister in law, Jesse and Dot Adcox; his brother and sister in law, Richard and Eleanor Adcox; and his sister in law, Martha Adcox. The family will receive friends beginning at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, March 24, with funeral services to follow at 10:00 a.m., all at Collierville Funeral Home. Interment will follow at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at . Collierville Funeral Home 901-853-2628


  • Visitation Thursday, March 24, 2011
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 24, 2011

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John Triplett

March 27, 2011

I am sorry to read of your father's death.
I wanted you to know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

norma (Tanksley)patrick

March 27, 2011

I am sorry to hear about John.I was a waitress for John at The Villiage Inn in Louisville,Ms. I have since come to know and become close friends with his brother Jesse and wife,Dot.My sincere thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jim Mayo

March 25, 2011

Our deepest sympathy extended to the boys, and family. We enjoyed knowing
John and family while living in Louisville, Ms. He always had a smile on
his face. Sincerely, The Mayo's Louisville, Ms.

Janice Martin

March 24, 2011

I was so sorry to read about John's death. My maiden name is Maddox--our family lived across the road (Hwy 28) in Magee, MS from the Adcox family back in the 50's. I am also a lst cousin of Kermis Bennett--he met Mecie Jane thru our family. Please know our family will be praying for all of you during this difficult time. I pray God's peace that passes all understanding will comfort you all.