Dwight Parker Adcock

September 14, 1928August 15, 2013

Dwight Parker Adcock Shreveport, LA- Funeral services celebrating the life of Dwight Parker Adcock, 84, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013 in the chapel of Centuries Memorial Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Mark Bray. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Monday at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home, 8801 Mansfield Road, Shreveport, LA 71108. A visitation will also be held on Monday, August 19, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home in Hope, AR. A private interment will be held in Memory Gardens in Hope, AR. Mr. Adcock passed away on August 15, 2013 in Gonzales, LA. He was born and raised in Patmos, AR and later resided in Shreveport, LA. Dwight was a Korean War veteran. He received his Associate of Arts degree at Magnolia A&M, his B.A. at Henderson State Teacher’s College and a Masters and Educational Specialist degree in Biology at George Peabody College (now Vanderbilt) in Nashville, TN. He was a teacher in Patmos, AR, Prattesville, AR, Kansas City, MO and Southwood High School in Shreveport. He also taught Sunday school class for years at Summer Grove United Methodist Church. He married Iva Lea Shaw of West Plains, MO in 1956. Mr. Adcock was preceded in death by his wife, Iva Lea Shaw in 1997. He was also preceded in death by parents, Ennis and Hazel Adcock; sister, Ester Lea Bonham; one daughter, Susan Langford and one son, Danny Adcock. Left to cherish beautiful memories of Dwight are his son, Mark Adcock and wife Heather of Shreveport and daughter, Lisa Alleman and husband Scott of Gonzales, LA; son-in-law, Lin Langford; 6 grandchildren, Heather Oynes and husband Erick, Brett Langford, Russell Langford and wife Emily, Patrick Langford, Rebecca Adcock and Joshua Ball. He is also survived by one great grandson, Christian Oynes. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231 or the American Cancer Society, 920 Pierremont Road, Shreveport, LA 71106.


  • Visitation Monday, August 19, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 19, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, August 19, 2013

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Byron Moore

September 16, 2013

Mark and family, please accept my condolences and know you and your family are in our prayers.

Lisa Cooper Hull

August 31, 2013

Mr Adcock left behind a legacy in the hearts of all the students that had the privilege of being in his classes. I had the chance to know Mark and Susan through band and could see how important his family was to him. He was more than a teacher, he was a leader by example. He was loved by so many and my condolences go out to his family. SHS class of '77.

Shannon Dennis

August 21, 2013

Even on your darkest days there is an angel by your side to guide you along the way.
Mr. Adcock will be missed !!!

phallon staton

August 20, 2013

At a lost for words I enjoyed the short time I worked for you it made my day coming and sitting with you in the evenings you were an amazing man my heart goes out to your family

Randy Nelson

August 20, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Mr. Adcock was a wonderful friend to my parents and I remember many enjoyable times with the Adcock family in my youth.

Jackie Harris nee Keeling

August 19, 2013

Mr. Adcock was a caring Teacher. He listened to his students, helped when he could. A man of many kind words, he will be missed by many. Prayers and Best Wishes for his family at this sad time. Though you are gone you are forever in our hearts and memories. SHS Sr. '87.

August 19, 2013

Being childhood friends with Lisa and her siblings, Mr. Adcock was a 2nd father to me growing up. Keeping us in check as we ran from house to house on Hayes Drive. My thoughts, prayers, and love go out to Lisa, Mark and the rest of the family. Heaven received another angel and he's reunited with Mrs. Adcock, Susan, and Danny.

Love to all,
Michelle Day Haley and girls

Jennifer Bridges

August 19, 2013

Our deepest condolences to the family. Mr. Adcock will always be remembered as an extremely good, kind, patient man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

August 18, 2013

My best friend and I were in his class our freshman yr in '80. We were terrible and he was so patient, kind and understanding. We were talking about him and that class just last week. We love you, Mr. Adcock and you are a very dear man. Kevin Holley and Chris Dehondt.

Vaughn Pratt Conklin

August 18, 2013

The world has lost a little of its brightness. Mr. Adcock was an inspiration as a teacher and was always kind and encouraging. I hate to hear he's gone from this world. But I look forward to seeing him in Heaven one day. I'm praying for peace for his family.