Carolyn Adcox Greer, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017. She was born June 19, 1945, to Richmond Otis and Florence Bishop Adcox in Doddsville, MS.

As a small child, Carolyn's family lived in Magee, Florence and later, Byram. During this time, she developed her skills as a basketball player and was awarded a high school letter in the sport. During her sophomore year of high school, Carolyn began attendance at Central High School in downtown Jackson. Upon graduation from Central, Carolyn entered the workforce in 1963 at the University Medical Center.

She enrolled in night college classes at Millsaps College and Belhaven College, respectively, while working at the Medical Center. In October 1965, Carolyn began employment at South Central Bell Telephone Company.

Upon her retirement from BellSouth in 1991, she was manager for Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance in the nine BellSouth states. Carolyn was an active member of First Baptist Madison and she relished her involvement in the Praying Hearts' ministry at First Madison. Carolyn is survived by her husband, James Larry Greer, son, Jeffrey Lawrence Greer of Ridgeland, MS and son, James Brian Greer (Carra) of Lilburn, GA, and four grandchildren: Lola Olivia Greer, Jude Harrison Greer, Simon Beckett Greer and Myles Taylor Greer.

She is also survived by her brother, Richard Adcox (Eleanor), Clinton, MS, and her sister Lynda Martin (Frank), McComb, MS, two sister-in-laws, Dorothy Anne Adcox, Brandon, MS and Martha Adcox, Forest, MS; a brother-in-law, Robert Dale Greer (Jane), Wilmington, NC and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Rudolph, John and Jesse Adcox and a sister, Mecie Bennett. Funeral services were held at Parkway Funeral Home on December 18. Burial was in Wesson Cemetery.

Memorial contributions be made to the Mind Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for the furtherance of their research into Alzheimer's prevention and care.