Martha Ruth Adcock, 54, of McMinnville died Friday, June 24 at NHC-Smithville.
She was born Aug. 16, 1956 in McMinnville to the late Ned Maxey and Josephine Turner Terry. Additionally, she was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, George and Laura Turner; paternal grandparents, George and Tribbie Grace Terry; and her beloved aunt, Mrs. Martha Kelsey.
She was a former employee of Federal Mogul in Smithville, and a member of New Life United Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by two sons, Jenry Delaney and wife Lee Ann of Manchester, and Jason Medley of McMinnville; sister, Sharon Diane Dillon and husband Drew of McMinnville; five grandchildren, Daniel Delaney, Ryan Hunter, Laura Rose Delaney, Josie Medley, and Brianna Delaney; and one great-grandchild, Gabriel Delaney; her loving caregiver, Ms. Patty Womack of McMinnville; and many cousins and friends.
The family will celebrate Martha’s life as they gather at the Magness House Annex, 1511 Sparta Highway, on July 10 from 2 to 4 p.m., with Christine Archer officiating. Privately, Martha will be laid to rest with her parents at Viola Cemetery in Viola.
Memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels or the American Humane Society. You may share condolences with the family at www.CremationSocietyofTN.com The Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family with arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 3, 2011