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Marion Francis "Bill" Adcock

Born - Monday, May 6, 1912

Near Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - Monday, January 19, 1942

Atchison County, Missouri

Died - Sunday, January 31, 1982

Villa Care Center

Falls City, Richardson County, Nebraska

Buried - Wednesday, February 3, 1982

Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3

69-Years  8-Months  25Days

Tecumseh Cemetery





In Memoriam

Marion F. Adcock


Marvin Francis Adcock, son of Joseph Lee and Millie

Combs Adcock, was born near Peru May 6, 1912,

one of eleven children.

"Bill" started in the Rosewood rural school near Brock,

attended school near Ainsworth, started high school in Auburn

and graduated from Brock high school in 1931. He went on

to attend Kearney State College.

Bill worked in western states for a time and prior to World

War II went to work for the Missouri Pacific Railroad. During

World War II he served in the 729th Railroad Battalion in Europe.

January 19, 1942 he was married to Opal M. Brown at Atchison,

Kansas. After the war, Bill returned to Falls City to work for the

Missouri Pacific Railroad. Poor health forced his retirement

and he operated a rubber stamp business for ten years.

He had been in failing health for a number of years. He was

hospitalized in Omaha for 20 days. The past week he was cared

for at the Midlands Villa Care Center in Falls City, where

he died January 31, 1982. He had reached the age of 69 years,

eight months and 25 days.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, two

sisters, one half-brother and two half-sisters.

Surviving are his wife, Opal of Falls City, three brothers,

Elmer Adcock of Farragut, Iowa, Harold Adcock of Brock,

and Ralph Adcock of Fremont; other relatives, and many friends.

Funeral services were held February 3 at Casey-Witzenburg

chapel in Auburn, conducted by Reverend Ward Merritt.

Pallbearers were Wilbur Brown, Robert Leibsch, Cleland

Schmucker, Ival Schmucker, Fred Lockwood and Henry Jeanneret.

Burial was in the Tecumseh cemetery, with military graveside

services by the Tecumseh American Legion post.


Auburn Press Tribune


February 9, 1982




1 st Wife - Audrey (Hier) Adcock


2 ndWife - Opal M. (Brown) Adcock

Born - Friday, August 18, 1904

Brock, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - Monday, January 19, 1942

Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas

Died - Sunday, June 11,  1995

Community Hospital

Falls City, Richardson County, Nebraska

Buried - Wednesday, June 14, 1995

 Glenrock Cemetery
Nemaha County, Nebraska

89-Years 9-Months 24-Days



Opal M. Adcock

 Opal M. Adcock, 90 Falls City Care Center, Formerly of 206 East 8th Street, died at the Fall City Community Hospital at 2:05 A.M. Sunday, June 11, 1995.

Mrs.  Adcock had entered the hospital on June 9.  She entered Ketter Manor after suffering a stroke and being hospitalized for a time. She entered Falls City Care Center in October, 1994.

A daughter of the late George Brown and Victoria Reimers Brown, she was born August 18, 1904, in Brock. She was raised in Brock, graduating from Brock High School. Shecontinued to live in Brock until her marriage to Marion F. Adcock on January 19, 1942, in Atchison, Kansas.

Following his military service in World War II, the couple established their home in Falls City. Mr. Adcock died January 31, 1982.

Survivors include one sister, Lola Phallen, Graceville, Minnesota,

nephews and a niece(s).

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilber Brown and

Melvin Brown, and one sister, Mabel McCallum.

Funeral services for Mrs. Adcock will be held at 3 p.m.,

Wednesday at the graveside in the Glenrock Cemetery,

southeast of Brock. The Reverend Richard Don will officiate.

The body of Mrs. Adcock is at the Dorr Funeral Home, where

it will lie in state until being taken to he cemetery to lie in

state from 2:30 p.m., Wednesday until the time of the service.


Falls City Journal


June 13, 1995






½Sister - Lula J. (Adcock) Arnold

Born - Sunday, July 29, 1888


½Sister - Dollie M. (Adcock) Hampton

Born - Sunday, February 6, 1890

½Brother - Joseph Quincy Adcock

Born - Saturday, September 3,1892



Brother - Charles Monroe Adcock

Born - Sunday, October 9, 1898

Veteran World War IIBrother - Lester Clarence Adcock

Born - Wednesday, April 17, 1901


Brother - Cecil L. Adcock

Born - Wednesday, September 23, 1903

Sister - Bernice Adcock

Born - Sunday, January 29, 1905

Died - Tuesday, March 21, 1905

Buried - Thursday, March 23, 1905

Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3

1Month   22Days

Brother - Elmer Claud Adcock

Born - Tuesday, January 2, 1906

Brother - Vernon Richard Adcock

Born - Saturday, May 23, 1908

Brother - Harold  Edwin Adcock

Born - Tuesday, November 2, 1909


Brother - Glen Adcock

Born - Friday, January 13, 1911

Died - Friday, February 24, 1911

1 Month  9 Days


Brother - Ralph Adcock

Born - Friday, January 30, 1914

Sister - Helen Evelyn Adcock

Born - December1916 - Nebraska

Died -1929

Buried - Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3


Father - Joseph Lee Adcock

Mother - Minnie Jane (Combs) Adcock




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