Obituary: James Henry Adcox


Funeral Service for James Henry Adcox, age 91, of Bremen, will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at Cullman First Baptist Church with Tom Richter officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:00 a.m. prior to the service.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Adcox passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at his residence. He was born June 13, 1931, in Simpson County, Kentucky, to J.D. and Mayzell Adcox.

He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. While in service, he received the Korean Service medal, U.N. Service Medal, and the NDSM Good Conduct Medal. He also loved to read, woodworking, and watching western and military movies. James also was an ad compositor for the Gannett Newspaper for 49 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and son: Timothy Adcox.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years: Evona Adcox; son: Stephen (Irma) Adcox; daughter: Susan (Whit) Nelson; brother: Kenneth (Rowena) Adcox; six grandchildren: Nathan (Tracey) Adcox, Brittney Adcox, Joshua (Heather) Nelson, Jordan (Rebecca) Nelson, Thomas Adcox, and Michelle (Gene) DiBetta; and eight great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the building fund for Cullman First Baptist Church, 501 Second Avenue SW, Cullman, AL 35055.