Mildred Marie Marsee Bishop, known to all who loved her simply as "Grannie", 96, of Science Hill, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, Dec. 15, at the home of her daughter where she resided.
Born July 10, 1915, in Dabney, Mildred was a daughter of the late George and Rose Phillip Marsee. She was a lifelong resident of Science Hill, a homemaker and an excellent cook and seamstress.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Willie Lawrence Bishop, whom she married in 1930 and who died in 1977.
Survivors include two children, Lawerence Donald "Don" (Betty) Bishop of Somerset and Lois Dean (Ronald) Dalton of Science Hill; a sister, Margie Haggard of Petersburg, Va.; five grandchildren, Rita Bishop of Somerset, Sherry (Mike) McClanahan of Paris, Scott Dalton of Science Hill, Kristi (Wendell) Cassada of Eubank, Tami (Teddy) Brady of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; 13 great grandchildren, Tara (Michael) Ray, Lee Hutchison, Lana Hutchison, D.J. Hutchison, Lucas Humphries, Jana (Colby) Hayes, Julie Humphries, Eric Dalton, Ricky Chappell, Nikki Dalton, Kayden Brady, Kristen Dalton and Heather Cassada; three great, great grandchildren, Jaxson and Izzy Ray and Audrey Humphries; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Dec. 19 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bros. John Baxter and Scott Eubank officiating.
A private graveside service was Dec. 20 in the Science Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Stewart Spillman, Mike Tilley, Jonathan Brinson, Ronnie Norton, Bill Eldridge and Dwight Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Jim Wesley, Fred Wesley, Ed Whitis, John Baxter, Carroll Haste, Mike Spillman and Shane Spillman.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mildred Bishop at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Mildred Marie Marsee Bishop, 96
Mildred Marie Marsee Bishop