Obituary Fountain W Bishop,
Moberly, Missouri, 17 Aug 1924
Moberly Democrat, Randolph County, Moberly, Missouri, 18 August 1924 Fount W. Bishop Died Yesterday Morning. Remains Were Taken to Old Home Near Martinsburg Today for Funeral and Interment. Fount W. Bishop died at 3 o'clock yesterday morning at his home, 316 Taylor street, after a long period of failing health. He was 76 years old last January 5. He is survived by his widow; three sons, Leslie and Ralph of this city, and Samuel Bishop, Mexico; one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Rollison, Moberly. He was a member of the Christian Church and of the Masonic lodge of Martinsburg. The remains were taken to Mexico this morning and then to Liberty Church in the community where he spend most of his life. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. W. T. Henson a boyhood friend of the deceased who also officiated at his wedding. Mr. Bishop had lived in Moberly only three years, but brought with him a good name as a high standing citizen, which he maintained during his residence here, and leaves many friends to comfort and sympathize with the saddened family.
Auxvasse Review, Audrain County, Auxvasse, Missouri, 20 Aug 1924 F. W. Bishop Died Sunday. Early Sunday morning, August 17th. Fount W. Bishop passed away at his home at Moberly, Mo. He had been in a poor state of health for some time and in the last few weeks his condition was known to be critical. The deceased was born in 1848 in Shamrock township near Liberty Church. His parents were Tyre and Nannie Bishop, pioneers of this section of Missouri. He lived in the same neighborhood all his life until about five years ago, when he moved with his wife to Moberly. He was married to Miss Annie Armstrong, who survives him. Four children also survive. They are Leslie and Ralph Bishop, of Moberly; Sam Bishop, of Mexico, and Mrs. Elizabeth Rowlinson, of Moberly. Mrs. N R Burt of Auxvasse, is a niece of the deceased. Mr. Bishop was for about 50 years a member of Liberty Christian Church, and was for many years a member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a Confederate soldier during the War Between the States. The funeral services were held Monday afternoon at Liberty Church, in Shamrock township, but a stone's throw from his birth- place. Rev. T. W. Henson of Moberly preached the sermon, and the Masons conducted the burial ceremony at the grave.
Fulton Gazette, Callaway County, Fulton, Missouri, 21 August 1924 Death of Fontaine Bishop. Confederate Veteran, Former Resident of Shamrock Neighborhood, Died at Moberly Sunday. Fountaine Bishop, 76 years old, a Confederate veteran, died Sunday morning at his home in Moberly, after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held at Liberty Christian church, northwest of Shamrock, this county, afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, conducted by the Rev Thomas Henson of Moberly. Burial was in the cemetery of that church. Mr Bishop was born north of Shamrock, January 6, 1848, and lived in that community until several years ago, when he moved to Moberly. He was married January 26, 1881, to Miss Annie Armstrong, who survives him. Besides his wife, he leaves three sons and one daughter, namely: Mrs. Elizabeth Rawlinson, Ralph bishop, and Leslie Bishop, all of Moberly, and Sam Bishop, of Mexico. Mr Bishop was a member of Liberty Christian church and was an officer in it for a number of years. Sympathy is felt for all those to whom his death brings bereavement.
Moberly Monitor Index, Randolph County, Moberly, Missouri, 21 August 1924 Fount W. Bishop Dies After Long Illness. Fount W. Bishop died at 3 o'clock yesterday morning at his home, 316 Taylor street, after a lingering illness. He was 76 years old January 5, and is survived by his widow; three sons, Leslie and Ralph of this city and Samuel of Mexico; and one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Rowlinson of this city. Mr. Bishop has lived in Moberly four years coming here from Martinsburg, Mo. He was a member of the Christian Church and of the Masonic Lodge at Martinsburg. The body was taken on Wabash train No. 20 this morning to Mexico, and the funeral services were held at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon from Liberty Church, conducted by the Rev. W. T. Henson. Burial was made in Liberty Cemetery.
Obituary Anna (Armstrong) Bishop,
Moberly, Missouri, 16 Oct 1943
Moberly Monitor Index & Democrat, Randolph County, Moberly, Missouri, 18 Oct 1943 Mrs [F.] W. Bishop Dies Here on Her 85th Birthday. Mrs. Annie P. Bishop, widow of [F.] W. Bishop, died at 11:05 o'clock Saturday night in McCormick Hospital. Her death occurred on her 85th birthday. Mrs. Bishop was born and reared in Callaway county and had lived in Moberly since about 1920. She and Mr. Bishop, who died in 1925 [Aug 1924] at 316 Taylor street. She was a member of First Christian church. She is survived by three sons, L. E. Bishop and C. R. Bishop, both of Moberly and Sam Bishop of Mexico; a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Murray of Detroit; a brother Charlie Armstrong of Iowa; and three grandsons and four granddaughters. At the time of her death she was making her home with the son, C. R. Bishop. The body was taken to Mexico, where funeral services were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Burial was in Liberty church cemetery.
Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Montgomery City, Missouri, 29 Oct 1943 Mrs. Annie Bishop Died on Birthday. Mrs. Annie Armstrong Bishop died at 11:05 o'clock Saturday night, October 16, 1943, her 85th birthday anniversary, at McCormick Hospital in Moberly, Mo., where she had been a patient for two months following a fall which resulted in a crushed hip. She had made her home for a number of years with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bishop, in Moberly, and had been in declining health for the past two years. Annie Armstrong, daughter of John and Virginia Garner Armstrong, was born October 16, 1858, on a farm east of Bachelor, and was reared in that community. She was one of a family of five girls and two boys. Her mother was a native Virginian. Miss Armstrong was married in 1881 to Founty W. Bishop, of the northwest of Shamrock community, where they resided for many years. Mrs. Bishop is survived by three sons, Leslie and Ralph, of Moberly, and Sam, of Mexico, and one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Murray, of Detroit, Mich. One brother, Charles D. Armstrong, of Muscatine, Iowa, survives, also eight grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Bishop was a member of Martha Washington Chapter No. 324, Order of the Eastern Star at Wellsville, Mo. Funeral services, conducted by the pastor, the Rev. A.F. Larson, of Fulton, assisted by the Rev. Holly M. Hale, of Auxvasse, were held at 2:00 o'clock Monday afternoon in Callaway county at Liberty Christian Church, northwest of Shamrock, of which the deceased had been a long-time member. Burial was in the Liberty cemetery, by the husband who passed away 18 years ago. The pallbearers were John Armstrong, of Auxvasse, and W.S. Armstrong of Shamrock, nephews of Mrs. Bishop; Roy Taylor, of Fulton; Price Hale, of Auxvasse; and James McKibben and Lester Perry, of Shamrock. - Auxvasse Review.