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Obituary John Richard Bishop,
Montgomery County, Missouri, 17 Mar 1924


	Montgomery Standard, Montgomery City, Missouri, 21 March 1924

John R Bishop Dead.  John Richard Bishop was born in Warren county, Mo., April 9,
1849, and died of heart trouble at the home of his son in St Charles Monday,
March 17, 1924, aged 74 years, 11 months and 8 days.
	On June 3, 1866, he was united in marriage to Miss Ellen S. Sheets.
Twelve children were born to this union, eleven sons and one daughter; three
of the boys preceeded their father to the land beyond.  Eight sons and one
daughter survive him.  They are:  Charles, Oscar, Fred, Lancester, in St Louis;
John, Rufus, Jefferson, of St Charles; Lafayette and Mrs. Chas. Werges of
Montgomery.
	He was the youngest of five children.  Some 45 years ago he professed
religion and united with the Little Bethel Primitive Baptist church.  After the
death of his wife, which ocurred Jan. 30, 1919, he made his home with his
children and grandson, excepting four months which he spent in California.
	He was a kind, loving husband, father and grandfather, and will be
greatly missed by his large circle of relatives and friends.  His remains were
brought to Montgomery Tuesday night and taken to the home of his son-in-law,
Charles Werges, and funeral services held Thursday, March 20 at 1 p.m. conducted
by Rev. R.E. McQuie, and his body laid to rest beside his faithful wife in
the Montgomery cemetery.

John Richard and Ellen (Sheets) Bishop Family