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P. Jean Adcock

Birth Date: August 15, 1934
Death Date: May 21, 2018

Pearlie Jean (Sumpter) Adcock, of Illiopolis, IL, formerly of Oreana, IL, passed away on May 21, 2018 at 2:03 p.m. at Heritage Health Care, Springfield, IL. Jeanie was born August 15, 1934, to Everett Lee an Ida Rose Ella (Matherly) Sumpter. She married Darrell B. Adcock on April 10, 1955, they were married 63 years. Jeanie was an intelligent, talented, and a hard working woman. She was a 30 year survivor of breast cancer. She was the Tax Assessor for Macon County for 20 + years and also a Tax Assessor for Whitmore/Oakley Township for 19 years before retiring in 1996. She was a lifetime member of the Women of the Moose Chapter 36, she held several chairs, including Senior Regent, Star Recorder and a member of the College of Regence. Jeanie was well known for her love of baking and decorating wedding cakes and birthday cakes, as well as other specialties such as making Christmas cookies and homemade Easter eggs filled with all her own special made chocolates. She liked canning her own jellies and vegetables.

Jeanie leaves behind, her husband, Darrell B. Adcock; her two daughters, Robbin (Bill) Sheets, Heather (David) Giles; her son, Bret (Leisa) Adcock; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry (Janet) Sumpter and Denny Sumpter.

She is preceded in death by her parents and one son, Shane Adcock.

Although she died of natural causes, the family would like all memorials to be made to the Cancer Care Center in Decatur, IL. The family would like to thank St. John’s Hospital of Springfield, IL, Vibra Hospital of Springfield, IL and Heritage Health Care of Springfield, IL for all the excellent care given to Jeanie. All doctors and nurses were very caring and took great care of her.

Visitation services will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Graceland Cemetery.

The family of Jeanie Adcock is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

May 29, 2018
4:00 pm
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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Graveside Service
May 31, 2018
10:00 am
Graceland Cemetery
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. To the Adcock Family From the Hilderbrand Family, our thoughts and Prayers are with you.

  2. Larry and Denny I am very sorry for your sister's passing. I hope the Lord above will help you in your grief. I know it's not an easy road ta hoe. Just wanted you to know you're in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Heather I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Sending thoughts and prayers your way.

  4. Aunt Jean had the most marvelous laugh that could just draw you in to laugh with her. She also was a fabulous cook. The whole family enjoyed her home-based goods and our wedding and anniversary cakes. My late mother-in-law was having a birthday and we asked if Aunt Jean could make a cake to look like a squirrel standing on its launches. By golly, she did it! And it was very tasty, too!

    We love you Aunt Jeanie and we'll miss you very much. :broken_heart::persevere:

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