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Patricia Hester Adcock Hammack

June 12, 1932 — February 25, 2023


Patricia Hester Adcock Hammack

           OAKBORO – On Saturday, February 25, 2023, Mrs. Patricia Hester Adcock Hammack, 90, passed away peacefully at Atrium Health Stanly in Albemarle.


            There will be a memorial service at 3:00 PM Thursday, March 2, 2023, at Oakboro First Baptist Church with Rev. Jonathan Waits officiating.


            The family will greet friends following the service at the church.


            The burial will be at a later date in Maplewood Cemetery in Durham.


            Pat was born June 12, 1932, in Durham County, NC, and was the only child of the late John Charles Hester and the late Velma Mae Wilson Hester. She attended Durham County public schools and was first married to the late Wallace Adcock, who was a NC Highway Patrolman. They were stationed in Wadesboro, where she worked for a period of time at Belk Department Store. They were blessed with two daughters who grew up in Wadesboro.


            Those left to remember Pat are her daughters, Cheryl Adcock Cameron and husband, Jim of Oakboro and Debbie Adcock Thomas and husband, Randy of Marshville; her granddaughters, Carrie Stroud and husband, Chris of Marshville, Stephanie Church and husband, Jerry of Monroe and Shannon Carpenter and husband, Justin of Peachland and her great-grandchildren, Cameron Stroud, Alexys Laney, Jada Church, Juliana Church, Weston Carpenter and Daylen Carpenter.


            In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Hammack and her grandson, Rob Thomas.


            Pat’s family is most grateful for the staff at Taylor House Assisted Living in Albemarle for all they did for her while she was a resident there.


            In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oakboro First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 10, Oakboro, NC 28129.


            The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at

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Memorial Service

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oakboro First Baptist Church

322 N Main St., Oakboro, NC 28129

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