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Mildred Maxine Adcock

by Minden Press-Herald

Mildred Maxine Adcock, age 86, of Minden, LA passed peacefully from this life into the arms of Jesus on June 20, 2024, at home surrounded by family. 

Maxine was born July 21, 1937, in Chase, LA, daughter of Velma Ophelia Goodman and John William “Bill” Guthrie. 

She was a longtime resident of Minden, LA where she was raised worshipping in the First Pentecostal Church of Minden with Pastor T.W. Barnes. She married Pete Adcock of Rayville, LA in 1956 in Bosco, LA

Pete joined the Marine Corps and served for 26 years with Maxine and the family moving often and residing in Louisiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, Illinois, California and Maine. 

After moving back to Louisiana, Maxine and Pete operated Pete’s Dairy Cream in Rayville and Cotton’s Louisiana Fried Chicken in Minden. 

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; a very special stepmother, Carrie Mae Guthrie, siblings, Opal Brooks, Cotton Guthrie, Odean Roberts, Joe Guthrie and Sammie Guthrie; one daughter-in-law Dawna Lisa Adcock. 

She is survived by one daughter, Cindy and husband, Rev. Steve Bertrand of Jonesport, ME; one son, Rev. Keith Adcock and wife, Pamela of Minden, LA; three grandchildren, Rachel Adcock of Minden, Anna Pucket and husband Ryan of Minden, and Andrew Bertrand of Jonesport, ME, and fiancée, Hannah Emerson of Livermore, ME and one great grandson, Abel Palmer Puckett of Minden; siblings Mary Elizabeth Whitehead and husband Rev. James Whitehead of Natchitoches and John William Guthrie, Jr. and wife Shirley of Minden, special care-giver Sandra Stone, faithful, furry companion Abby, and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends

A time for visitation will be Monday, June 24, 2024, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at Rose Neath Funeral Home in Minden. A graveside Celebration Of Life will be Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 10:00am at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden. 

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