Josie Maples Adcox

October 8, 1910November 22, 2011

ADCOX, JOSIE (JO) OWNBY MAPLES- age 101, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2011. She was born in Sevier County and graduated from Sevier County High School. Josie retired from Standard Knitting Mills, Knoxville. She was a member of Euclid Ave. Baptist Church now a member of Basswood Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by husbands Raymond Maples and Leonard Adcox, father and mother C.M. and Nettie Ownby, brothers Rev. T. Lee Owenby, Lyle, Frank, Kenneth and Dott Ownby, sisters Kate Maples, Jean Ownby Allen of Richmond, VA, two infant sisters, Ruby and Reva, stepson Clarence Maples, stepdaughter Juanita Maples Smith. She is survived by stepson Richard Maples, stepdaughter Evelyn Maples, special niece Charlotte Fernandez, several other nieces and nephews, and many dear friends and neighbors. Family will receive friends at Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave., Knoxville, Tenn. Saturday, November 26, 2011 from 11:00am to 1:00pm with a 1:00pm chapel service to follow. Interment will be immediately after the funeral service at Highland Memorial Cemetery, 5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. You are invited to leave your condolences and sign Josie’s guestbook on our website Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.


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The Staff of Weaver Funeral Home

November 28, 2011

With deepest sympathy, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sonia Wise Clift

November 26, 2011

I have know Jo Adcox all of my life. I went to Euclid Ave Bapt Church from the time I was about 12 until after I got married and moved when I was 23. She was always there and a very special lady. I was at Raymond Maples' funeral at Euclid and it was a very emotional day for everyone there. I didn't realize that she was still alive and am very impressed that she lived to be 101. My Mother (Louise Wise) was in Jo's SS Class. She is 95 yrs old now. It was a blessing to have known her those years while I was at Euclid. God bless all her family members who have been blessed with this great lady.

Rick & Lucinda Liles

November 25, 2011

Ms Jo was always such a blessing to Lucinda and me, each time we visited with her the sweet smile was so encouraging. She never knew how much she blessed the entire congregation at Basswood. She is the definition of a life well lived; loved her family and loved her Lord. Thank you Ms Jo for being our friend and a wonderful example of Godliness. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. God bless.

November 24, 2011

We have often thought of Miss Josie. We will always remember her kind words, and sweet and loving spirit.... One of the Tuesday's mobile meals drivers.

November 24, 2011

To the family of Josie Adcox

May the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort surround you and your family with his love and care. (2Cor. 1:3)