Berry Highland Memorial

5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN


John Hines Adcock

October 14, 1924September 11, 2020

John (Jack) Hines Adcock, age 95, of Knoxville, passed away in Jackson TN on September 11, 2020 surrounded by family members.

Jack enjoyed gardening and established a greenhouse business in Powell with his beloved wife Joyce. He loved nature and collected and planted trees from all over the US. He shared his joy in nature taking his children and grandchildren on many walks in the woods. He was known for his love of woodworking and created many beautiful wood-turned objects. Jack will be deeply missed by his family and all who knew him.

Jack is preceded in death by his parents, Howard Hines and Margaret Anderson Adcock and his brother Bill Adcock.

Jack is survived by his children; Karen Hasty, Dane Adcock, Jacque Kitts (Fred) and his grandchildren; Joanna Crangle, Lindsay Cates, Alexander and Conner Adcock and great-grandchildren; Caleb and Logan Crangle, Cannon and Conrad Cates. Jack also has two surviving sisters, Mary Dawson and Marjorie Smith.

Jack will be buried in a private family graveside service which can be viewed at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 on Facebook at Highland Memorial Park Funerals and Cremations at https://www.facebook.com/BerryHighland


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Julia Fitzgerald Emmick

September 16, 2020

Jack and Joyce were so very special to our family during our growing up years! Sending love and prayers to all the family for peace and comfort at this time. Sincerely, Julia Fitzgerald Emmick.

Laura Phillips

September 16, 2020

He and your sweet Mom were a match made in heaven 😍

Carolyn Cates

September 16, 2020

We always enjoyed seeing “Granddaddy” when visiting with Jacque and Fred for special occasion. He seemed to have a special smile when Cannon or Conrad entered the room. Rest In Peace Jack, and give Joyce a big hug in heaven. Carolyn Cates


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