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Obituary Paul Waldo Bishop, Wellsville, Missouri 19 Feb 1958

OBITUARY OF PAUL BISHOP, Missouri, Friday, February 1958

Funeral services for Paul Bishop, 75, lifelong resident of the Wellsville
area, will be held on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at the Wells Funeral Home
in Wellsville.  Rev. Howard Hardeman, pastor of the Wellsville Methodist
Church, of which Mr. Bishop was a member, will be in charge.  Burial will be
in the Wellsville Cemetery.
Mr. Bishop's death occurred at the family home on Tuesday afternoon at
2:30 following an extended illness.  He had been bedfast for five weeks.  He
suffered a stroke first in 1946 and had been in impaired health since that
time.  His condition became critical about a week before his death.
Paul Waldo Bishop was born in Montgomery County on March 9, 1882, a son of
the late John Andrew Bishop and his wife, Lovie McCormack Bishop.  He was
married to Miss Velma Holcomb on March 9, 1921.  They became the parents of
two children, both of whom survive, as does their mother.  They are: Mrs.
John (Effie Irene) Hutchison of Bossier City, La.; and Alva Dean Bishop of
Pensacola, Fla.  There are four grandchildren: Starla and John Hutchison,
Jr.; and Edwin Dean and Linda Lee Bishop.
Other survivors include the following sisters and brothers:  Mrs. Isaac
(Bessie) Best, Mrs. Dave (Arah) Burgess, Mrs. Grover (Ruth) Arnall and
Glenwood Bishop all of Wellsville; Mrs. O. K. (Vera) Walker of Montgomery
City; Ross Bishop of Dallas, Tex.; Mrs. Harold (Anna Mae) Jetty of Dallas,
Tex.; and Mrs. James (Frances) Carrigan of San Antonio, Tex.
An uncle, Charles Clement of Wellsville, and two aunts, Mrs. Amelia Brower
of near Wellsville and Mrs. Ellen Schambach of Clarksville also survive, as
do a number of nieces and nephews.
One brother, Calvin Bishop of Vernon, Tex., preceded him in death, as did
an infant brother.
Alva Dean Bishop was in Maine at the time of his father's death delivering
a trailer from Michigan.  Word of his father's death did not reach him until
on Wednesday morning.  he was expected to arrive in Wellsville on Saturday
morning.  Mrs. Dean Bishop drove her car as far as Bossier City, La., and
accompanied the John Hutchison family to Wellsville, arriving on Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Bishop arrived from Dallas on Thursday.
Mr. Bishop was a retired carpenter.  He lived practically his entire life
in the neighborhood where he was born, in the Shamrock community near the
Montgomery and Callaway County line.  In 1944 he sold his farm and he and
his family moved to Wellsville where he erected a new home on Clay Street
where he lived since.  He was a member of a well-known Montgomery County
family and has many friends in the county as well as in the Wellsville community.

John Andrew and Millie Amanda (McCormack) Bishop Family