Nov 16, 1934 – Jul 2, 2016
Mildred Louise Adcox ascended on Saturday, July 2, 2016. She was born to Everette Ray Merideth and Susie Esther White in Augusta, Illinois on November 16, 1934, but had lived in Williston, South Carolina for several decades. She worked at Galesburg Cottage Hospital and retired from Admiral Manufacturing Company in Galesburg, Illinois. She was a member of the Williston Presbyterian Church serving as Elder and Deacon and was very active in the church and in the Williston community. Mildred (Millie) Adcox loved sewing, crafts, playing spades and spending time with her family.
Mildred Adcox was a remarkable woman. She was compassionate and indomitable in her support of family, friends and those in need. Her example and guidance taught her family how to love and how to live.
Visitation will be Monday, July 4 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be Tuesday, July 5 at 11:00 AM with the Reverend Dr. Beth Yarborough officiating. Both will be at Folk Funeral Home, 170 N. Elko St., Williston, SC 29853. Memorials may be sent to Williston Presbyterian Church, PO Box 391, Williston, SC 29853.
Survivors include her loving husband and soul mate of almost 67 years, Neil Jackson Adcox, three children, 25 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, brother, Francis Merideth and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by sister, Marie Dooley and brother, Harold Merideth.
Mildred Adcox’s children are Larry (wife Jonna) Adcox, Harold (wife Rita) Adcox, and Rebecca (husband Patrick) Truitt. Grandchildren are Neil James (fiancée Kerstyn Koehler) Adcox, Seanna (husband Bill Meacham) Adcox, Christi (Chris) Millay, Kim (Terry) Bell, Tyla Adcox, Rachel (Rodney) Abbott, Heather (Matt) Porter, Thomas Adcox, Anthony (Mandy) Jackson, Bandon Adcox, Dakota (Alyssa) Adcox, David (fiancée Cagney Pruitt) Truitt, Tabatha Truitt, Mark (Yadi) Truitt, and Susie Truitt. Great grandchildren are Tyler Millay, Haleigh Jay Jones, Brittany Bell, Rebecca Bell, Lauren Boling, Ashley Boling, Darin Black, Brianna Black, Alexis Black, Abby Porter, Jonas Porter, Camden Adcox, Tyler Brown, Audrey Brown, Madilyn Jackson, Sean Adcox, Caidence Adcox, Isabelle Adcox, Jackson Truitt, Neileigh Truitt, and Reece Brubaker. Great great grandchildren are Kaiden Millay, Lilian Jones, Maisie Jones, baby J. Jones and baby Truitt.