Ina Jo (Adcock) Prater

June 5, 2023

Ina Jo (Adcock) Prater was born November 21, 1932 in Sparta, TN and went to be with her Lord on Thursday April 27, 2023 in Chicago, IL.

Ina grew up in the Indian Mound Community. She was the daughter of the late Erby and Elizabeth Adcock. Ina met her husband Arthur at the 1949 White County Fair, and they were married on December 23, 1950. Ina went on to earn her GED following the birth of her last child. Ina was a homemaker and later a receptionist for the late Dr. William Trinkaus, a role she very much enjoyed. Ina loved her adopted hometown of Eastpointe, MI. She enjoyed walking the neighborhood and chatting with neighbors. Ina even received an award from the City of Eastpointe for picking up litter and keeping Eastpointe a beautiful place to live.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Prater, brother, Alton (Verdie Lee) Adcock, and sister, Rowena Adcock. Survivors include children Carol (Allan) Luc of Chicago, IL, Susan (Stephen) House of Eloy AZ, Troy Prater of Eastpointe, MI and Bret (Jolyn) Prater of Cookeville, TN and grandchildren, Arthur House and Harrison House of Arizona City, AZ.

Her family fondly remembers her as an avid thrifter and reader with an appreciation of flowers and fondness of pets. In lieu of flowers, consider making a book donation to your local library in memory of Ina.

Memorial service will be held 1 PM Thursday, June 8th at the DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville, TN. Visitation will be from 11:AM until the time of the Memorial Service at 1 PM with Brother Doug Benningfield officiating. Graveside service will follow at Whorton Springs Cemetery.

DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.