Connie Adcox passed away quietly in Beatty on Tuesday.
Beatty High School and community will miss her greatly. Connie Adcox was simply known as Mrs. A to all the kids who all will miss her and loved her dearly. When her husband coached track for Beatty High School, Mrs. A was always at his side as his assistant coach.
The 2013 girls track team dedicated their state championship win to Mrs. A.
“We won the meet for Mrs. A,” former track runner Ruth Pimentel said.
She is survived by her faithful and loving husband Jerry Adcox.
Here are some loving comments from the community:
“Mrs. A was one of the kindest, warm-hearted women I have ever met. She always had kind words and words of encouragement, even when she was going through the most difficult time in her life. She always had a smile on her face and her students loved her very much, as did anyone else that had the good fortune to meet her. She is the shining example of a true ‘angel on earth.’ She will be missed deeply.” – Aimee Senior basketball coach and Beatty elementary teacher
“Mrs. Adcox was more than a teacher/assistant coach, she was everyone’s friend. She would always be there for us tracksters. Mrs. Adcox has a special place in my heart, she always believed in me. I will never forget driving her red Pontiac and her telling me to go faster. I love you so much.” – former student Melynda Gross, class of 2013
“I was very saddened to hear about Mrs. A’s passing. I know she will be missed by many and I pray for Jerry in his time of grief. Mr. A and Mrs. A were loved by all kids at Beatty High School. And when I say all, I mean all. Many of the kids looked up to Mrs. A as a mother figure. She was always there for the school district, either as a volunteer, teacher’s aide, substitute teacher and coach and more importantly she was loved by the students. A good quote for Mrs. A would be this: ‘Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.’ Mrs. A will be missed by so many, yet she will be remembered by so many more. The students loved Mrs. A. To many she was a mother, and many more she was so much more.” – Former Athletic Director Beatty High School, Brian Hayes
“She was loved by all the kids.” James Revert, Revert Tire
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