Obituary Eliza Jane (Coil) Bishop,
Callaway County, Missouri, 29 Jun 1945
Mexico Evening Ledger, Mexico, Missouri, 30 June 1945 Funeral for Mrs. Bishop To Be Sunday. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Liberty Christian church for Mrs. Janie Bishop, 88, who died at the Callaway Hospital in Fulton Friday morning. Mrs. Bishop, who has often visited in Mexico and is well-known here, fell and broke her hip about a week ago. Pneumonia developed, causing her death. Mrs. Bishop made her home with her son, Jack Bishop of near Wellsville and besides her son Jack is survived by two other sons, Bert of Jefferson City and Lonnie of near Wellsville; also three grandchildren, Mrs. Viola Keele and Mrs. Wallace Brashear of Mexico and John T. Bishop in the U.S. Navy. Burial will be in the Liberty Christian church cemetery.
Montgomery Standard, Montgomery City, Missouri, 20 July 1945 Mrs. Janie Bishop Standard Subscriber For 50 Years, Dies. Eliza Jane Bishop was born September 19, 1855, on the old Coil farm, near the Callaway-Montgomery county line, where she grew to womanhood. On April 27, 1876, she was united in marriage to Beverly A. Bishop by Rev. Shores of Montgomery county. To them were born four children. One, a girl, died in infancy. The boys surviving are: Bert, of Jefferson City; Lon and Beverly G., of East Shamrock. Also three daughters-in-law, three grandchildren and six great grandchildren, one brother, James B. Coil, sister, Mrs. Martha Coil, both of East Shamrock vincity. Mrs. Bishop, who was the daughter of Solomon and Permelia Renfro Coil, was a member of Liberty Church for many years. She lived in the same community in which she was born for her entire life. Her husband died December 8, 1914, but she and the youngest son continued to live on the farm until her recent illness, and she was taken to the hospital. She passed away at the Fulton hospital June 29, 1945, being 89 years, 9 months and 10 days of age. She was buried at Liberty Church cemetery July 1. Six nephews were casket-bearers and four nieces carried the flowers. The services were conducted by Rev Larson of Fulton, Mo. B.G. Bishop.
Montgomery Standard, Montgomery City, Missouri, 13 July 1945 Services Held For Mrs. Bishop. Funeral services held Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Eliza Jane Bishop, life long resident of north-east Callaway county, who died Friday after a long illness. She was 89 years old. Services were conducted by the Rev. A.F. Larson, of Fulton at Liberty Church, to which she belonged, and burial was in the Liberty Cemetery. For a number of years Mrs. Bishop was the central figure in the annual Bishop-Coil reunion which has become traditional in the community. Mrs. Bishop, whose husband, Beverly A. Bishop, died in 1914, is survived by three sons, Bert E. Bishop, of Jefferson City; Beverly G. Bishop and Lon Bishop, who live east of Shamrock. Also surviving are a brother, James R. Coil, and a sister, Mrs. Mattie Coil, both of whom live near the Montgomery County line east of Shamrock - Fulton Sun-Gazette.