Edward F. Bishop, 85

by | September 26, 2018 10:48 am

   Funeral services for Edward F. Bishop, 85, of Midville were held Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Hines Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Brinson and Rev. Randy Walden officiating. Interment took place at Hines Baptist Church Cemetery. He passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Emanuel County Nursing Home.

   Mr. Edward F. Bishop was born on March 14, 1933 in Canoochee to the late Arthur Mason and Myra Lee Snellgrove Bishop. He was retired with Lily Tulip Co. in Augusta and a carpenter. He was a member and deacon of Hines Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Grace Fagler, and a brother, Arthur Mason Bishop Jr.

   Survivors include three daughters, Elizabeth Ann Mathis and Patricia Ann (Cal) Marsh, both of Milledgeville, and Betty Jo (Larry) Hall of Midville; one sister, Joan Funderburke of Swainsboro; three grandchildren, Jennifer Johnson, Jeffrey Hall, and Clay Mathis; and two great-grandchildren, Ethan Johnson and Caleb Mathis.
   Pallbearers were Bill Rountree, Wayne Rountree, Phil Drew, Bill Hall, Charles Wilcher, and Mike Fagler.

   Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Hines Baptist Church, Old Savannah Road, Midville, GA 30441.
   Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors was in charge of arrangements.

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