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James Clayton Adcock
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James Clayton Adcock, age 92, of the Belk Community was born January 6, 1924 and passed away Monday morning, May 16 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital.


Mr. Clayton was a member of the Keltonburg Church of Christ, a retired carpenter, and a U.S. Army Veteran.


Mr. Clayton was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Callie Bain Adcock; daughter, Donna C. Phillips; brothers, J.B. Adcock, Eston Adcock, Eldon Adcock, Wilburn Adcock; sisters, Myrtle McCormick, Willow Rybeka, Jewell Jones, Shrily Adcock. 


He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Green Adcock of Smithville; sons, Phillip (Carolyn) Adcock and Wayne (Brenda) Adcock both of Smithville; daughters, Carol (Eddie) Green of Smithville, Jane (Don) Crouch of McMinnville, Peggy Shuster of Murfreesboro, Elaine (Trey) Axum of Woodbury; sisters, Virginia Daniels, Betty J. Jones and Mildred Johnson all of Smithville; son-in-law, Barry Phillips of Hermitage; 16 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; devoted caregivers, Brenda Crook and Shirley Turner. 


Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Matthew Bouldin and Jonathan Stubblefield officiated with burial following in Keltonburg Cemetery. 


Pallbearers included: Michael Phillips, Byron Adcock, Daryl Green, Dowie Green, Jamie Adcock, Joshua Overstreet, Donny Green, Darron Shuster, Shannon McNutt, Joey McNutt, and Matthew Bouldin.


Honorary Pallbearer; David Shuster.




DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.