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Obituary Thomas Jefferson Bishop,
Montgomery City, Missouri, 19 Jul 1954

	Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Montgomery City, Missouri, 22 July 1954

	T.J. Bishop Dies Suddenly.  Thomas Jefferson Bishop, son of the late
Sarah Earnest Bishop and Jeff Bishop of Warren County, departed this life
suddenly July 19, 1954, at the age of 81 years.
	In 1895 he was united in marriage to Laura Ellen Taylor of
Martinsburg, Missouri, who survives him.
	To this union were born ten children all of whom survive.  They are
Mrs. John (Nettie) Bishop of St. Louis, Mrs. Russell (Naomi) Trowbridge of
Stockton, California;  Mrs. Carl (Maurine) Vick, Mrs. William (Elizabeth)
Gliser and Mrs. E.J. (Ruth) Cunningham Jr. of Montgomery City;  Mrs. Ray
(Flossie) Kobush and Neal Bishop, of New Florence;  Ernest Bishop of
Chicago;  Everett Bishop and Sam Bishop of Detroit, Michigan.  Also
surviving are one brother, William Bishop of Fulton;  23 grandchildren and 7
great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
	As a young man he was a faithful member of the Christian Church, and
lived a devout Christian life as an example for his children.  His burdens
were many, however through perseverance carried his cross unto eternity of
spiritual illumination - the request of his deceased mother.
	Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Barr of the Wellsville
Christian Church at Hopkins Funeral Parlor with interment in Montgomery City
Cemetery, July 21, 1954.

Thomas Jefferson and Laura Ellen (Taylor) Bishop Family