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Obituary Leola Bishop,
Seminole, Florida, 28 Oct 1985


Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Montgomery City, Missouri, 6 November 1985

	Leola Bishop Dies In Florida;  Rites Thursday.  Montgomery City -
Memorial services for Miss Leola Bishop, 87, of Seminole, Fla., who died
there Oct 28, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Schlanker
Funeral Home in Montgomery City.  The Rev. Leo Daugherty, pastor of the
Montgomery City Baptist Church, of which Miss Bishop was a member, will
officiate.  Interment of the remains will be at the Montgomery City
Cemetery.
	The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 a.m.
until the hour of services Thursday.
	Miss Bishop was a retired school teacher, having taught in Mexico
from 1944-47.  She had traveled in the United States and Canada, as well as
other countries, before and after her retirement.  She had lived in Florida
since 1974.
	She is survived by two brothers, Floyd Bishop, of Vandalia, and
Wendell Bishop, of Montgomery City;  three sisters, Floy Risch, of St Louis,
Mary Virginia Seitz, of Falls Church, Va., and Alice C. Fryer, of Little
Rock, Ark.
	A sister, Alma, and two brothers, Harry and Wilford, preceded her in
death.
	Miss Bishop received her elementary education in Montgomery County
rural schools, graduated from Montgomery City High in 1919, attended Hardin
Junior College in Mexico from 1920-22, then taught three years at a high
school in Kansas while working on her A.B. degree which she received in
1926 from the University of Missouri in Columbia.
	In 1934 she received an M.A. degree in math from Columbia
University, Lincoln School, in New York City, then taught math at Hancock
Place Schools in St Louis County, holding that position until 1965, except
for brief interludes when she taught at Greenbrier College in Lewisburg,
W.Va., and in Mexico.

Wilford Granville and Mary Virginia (Oliver) Bishop Family