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Obituary Howell Bishop,
Wellsville, Missouri, 8 Apr 1991


Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Montgomery City, Missouri, 17 April 1991

	Howell Bishop Services Held Wednesday.  Funeral services were held
Wednesday, April 10, at Bethel Methodist Church, west of Montgomery City for
Howell Bishop, 99, of Wellsville.  Mr. Bishop died Monday, April 8, 1991, at
Gamma Road Nursing Center in Wellsville.
	Revs. John Reynolds and Ernest Slovensky officiated at the 1:30 p.m.
service.  Burial was in the church cemetery with the following pallbearers:
Tom and Frank Crouch, Tim and Sam Fort, John David Fipps and William Bishop.
	Visitation was held at the Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City
from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9.
	Mr. Bishop was born on May 29, 1891, in Callaway County, a son of
Samuel Calvin and Alice Hayden Bishop.  He was married May 5, 1915, in
Montgomery County to Minnie Frances Harris, who died March 29, 1962.
	Survivors include three daughters, Mildred Fipps, Mrs. William
(Virginia) Crouch and Mrs. George (Barbara) Fort, all of Wellsville;  a son,
Calvin Bishop of Montgomery City;  15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren
and three great-great-grandchildren.
	He was preceded in death by eight brothers, Eliud, Wilford,
Clarence, John, Addison, Roy, Harry, and James.
	Mr. Bishop was a retired livestock and grain farmer and the last
surviving charter member of the Producers Grain Co.  He was a member of the
Bethel Methodist Church.
	Memorials may be made to the Bethel Cemetery Fund or to the
Montgomery City Nutrition Center.

Obituary Minnie Frances (Harris) Bishop,
Wellsville, Missouri, 29 Mar 1962


Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Montgomery City, Missouri, 5 April 1962

	Mrs. Howell Bishop Dies At University Hospital.  Mrs. Howell Bishop,
age 69, died March 29 at the University Medical Center after four weeks of
examination and treatment for a rare type of blood disease.  The immediate
cause of death was cerebral hemmorage.  Funeral services were conducted
Sunday afternoon at Bethel Church by the Rev.  E.R. Slovensky of Hermann.
	Minnie Frances Harris, daughter of Effie Adelaide and Jarrot Harris,
was born August 28, 1892 at Danville, Missouri.
	When she was a young girl, her family spent several years in Texas,
later settling near Wellsville where she graduated from High School.  For
the next three and one-half years she was a rural school teacher.
	On May 5, 1915, she was married to Howell Bishop.  To this union
were born six children, two of whom died in infancy.  Surviving relatives,
include her husband;  three daughters, Mrs. William Fipps, Mrs. William
Crouch and Mrs. George Fort, all of Wellsville;  one son, H. Calvin Bishop
of Washington, Mo.;  13 grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. T.A. Hudson of
Tishmingo, Okla.;  three brothers, Frank Harris of Laddonia, T.B. Harris and
Edwin Harris of Wellsville and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded
in death by a sister, Margaret Harris Sailor and a brother, Tom Harris.
	In early life, Mrs. Bishop accepted Christ as her savior and was a
member of the Christian Church, later as a Methodist.  For many years she
has served as a Sunday School teacher and as an officer of the Womens'
Society of Christian Service.

Howell and Minnie Frances (Harris) Bishop Family