Obituary Samuel A Bishop,
Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, 30 Jan 1957
Mexico Ledger, Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, 30 January 1957 Sam Bishop Died Today At Hospital. Sam. A Bishop, 72, of 307 E. Promanade St. died at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday at Audrain Hospital. He suffered a heart attack on Sunday, and was admitted to the hospital early this morning. Funeral services are pending at the Arnold Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Liberty Christian Church Cemetery in Callaway County. A retired carpenter, Mr. Bishop was born in Callaway County, May 28, 1884, the son of Fount W. and Annie Armstrong Bishop. On Nov. 7, 1907, he was married to Miss Althea Peery, and five years later they moved to Mexico where they have resided. He was a member of the Liberty Christian Church in Callaway County. Survivors include his wife, and a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Murry of Dearborn, Mich. Three children, all infants, and two brothers preceded him in death.
Obituary Althea Jane (Peery) Bishop,
Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, 17 Apr 1966
Mexico Ledger, Mexico, Audrain, Missouri, 18 April 1966 Rites For Mrs Bishop Wednesday. Mrs. Samuel A. Bishop, 79, died at 12:30 am today at the Allen nursing home where she had been a resident since October 1964. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Liberty Christian Church south of Martinsburg with interment in the church cemetery. The body will remain at the Arnold funeral home in Mexico until Wednesday morning, and will then be taken to the Arnold funeral home in Martinsburg to remain until service time. Former operator of her own shop, the Jefferson Beauty Shop, Mrs. Bishop was born in Martinsburg on Jan. 25, 1887, the daughter of H.O. and Anna R. Hart Peery. She was the former Miss Althea Jane [Peery]. On Nov 17, 1907, she was married to Mr. Bishop, and for a number of years was office manager for the late Dr. H.C. Brashear. She was a member of the Liberty Christian Church. Mrs. Bishop made her home in Mexico until 1956 when she moved to Wellsville to reside at 210 Clay St. Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Taylor and Mrs. Mammie McCown of Wellsville. Mr. Bishop died Jan. 30, 1957. She was also preceded in death by three children who died in infancy.