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Obituary Lafayette Bishop,
Wellsville, Missouri, 25 May 1951


Wellsville Optic News, Montgomery County, Wellsville, Missouri, 1 June 1951

	Lat Bishop Funeral Was Conducted on Monday.  Funeral services
for Lafayette (Lat) Bishop, 72, were conducted at two o'clock on
Monday afternoon at the Wells Funeral Home with Rev. Oscar Bush in charge.
Burial was in Montgomery City.  Mr. Bishop died on Friday afternoon at St.
Elizabeth's Hospital in Hannibal.  Death was attributed to a cerrebral
hemorrhage, which he suffered on Thursday.  He was taken to the hospital on
Thursday by ambulance in a serious condition.
	Mr. Bishop had lived in Wellsville for about seventeen years and
followed the carpenter's trade.  In recent years he had been general
overseer for the Blain property in Wellsville and was well known to the
business people of this community, as well as to a wide circle of friends.
	Lat Bishop was a native of Lincoln County.  He was born there on
February 26, 1879, the son of the late John A. and Ella Sheets Bishop.  He
was married on March 12, 1906, to Emma Fisher, who survives.
	Survivors include his wife of Wellsville; a son, Raymond of Mexico;
two daughters, Mrs. John Castleman of Vandalia;  and Mrs. Raymond Kaufman
of Jefferson City;  three brothers, Lank Bishop of St Louis and John and
Jeff Bishop of St. Charles;  a sister, Mrs. Charles Werges of Vandalia and
seven grandchildren.

John Richard and Ellen (Sheets) Bishop Family