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Gladys Adcock Fleming

June 21, 1928 - January 8, 2021

Gladys Adcock Fleming, 92, of Scotland Neck, passed away on January 8, 2021 at Bryan Health and Rehab in Scotland Neck, North Carolina.

She was born on June 21, 1928 to John Harrison and Lillie Mae Powell Adcock in Edgecombe County. Gladys was married to Gerald Shelby Fleming, Jr. and to this marriage was born six children. She worked as a seamstress. Gladys loved the Lord and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church Scotland Neck as long as her health allowed. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading, cooking, and canning. Gladys was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend that will be truly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son, Gerald Shelby Fleming, III, and all four of her siblings.

Gladys is survived by two daughters, Annette Coxe and her husband, Steve of Rock Hill, SC, and Vicky Hicks of Henderson; three sons, Russ Fleming and his wife Lynne of Leggett, Gary Fleming and his wife Luana of Gardner, KS, and Cary Fleming and his wife, J.J. of Scotland Neck; a daughter-in-law, Judy Baisey Mixon of Orangeburg, SC; eleven granddaughters, Angela Ellington, Carey Thompson, Becky Carson, Lindsey Moore, Anna Burns, Lilly Fleming, Katie Coxe, Victoria Bragg, Judith Lynn Wingard, Emmy Harsh, and Libby Harsh; seven grandsons, Shelby Fleming, Mark Fleming, Michael Fleming, Jonathan Fleming, John Fleming, Aaron Fleming, and Steven Coxe, Jr.; and a special friend, Eddie Smock.

The family will receive friends Monday, January 11, 2021, from 11AM – 5PM at Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck and other times at Cary’s house at 1308 Church Street.

A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 11AM at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck with Rev. Paul Spradley officiating.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of Bryan Health and Rehab for the love and care they gave Gladys during her stay.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck, 1015 Church Street, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Fleming family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, January 11, 2021

Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service

101 West 7th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Other times at Cary’s house at 1308 Church Street.

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Time: 11:00 am


Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck, North Carolina

Hwy 258 North
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Rev. Paul Spradley will be officiating.

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