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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
, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231 or the
, 920 Pierremont Road, Shreveport, LA 71106.
You may express words of comfort with the family by visiting www.centuriesmemorialfh.com
Published in Shreveport Times on Aug. 18, 2013