Morris ‘Buddy’ Adcock

Mr. Morris Boyd “Buddy” Adcock, 78, of Sharpsburg, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Kathryn Adcock; brothers, Billy Adcock and Harry Adcock; and sister, Mary Ellen Crockett. 

After he served in the Army, he joined the Fulton County Police Department, from where he retired after 30 years. Buddy loved to travel and was a very active member of Flat Creek Baptist Church, where he enjoyed going on mission trips. He is survived by his wife, Shella Adcock; daughter, Lynn Hughey, of Sharpsburg, Georgia; sister, Sharon Boykin; brothers, Bruce Cooke and Stacy Cooke; and many nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service was 2 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Flat Creek Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Priester officiating. Interment followed at Sharon Memorial Gardens. Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at Instead of flowers, donations may be made to Southwest Christian Care, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291 or Flat Creek Baptist Church, 161 Flat Creek Trail, Fayetteville, GA 30214. The family received friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Parrott Funeral Home, and also from 1 p.m. until time of service Thursday, April 4, at Flat Creek Baptist Church. 

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