April 2, 2011
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 10:30 AM Vernon Funeral Home
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 4 - 7 pm
Betty Bishop, 88, of Urbana, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011 in Mercy Memorial Hospital.
She was born February 11, 1923 in Urbana, OH the daughter of Wilbur and Addie (Neese) Rhodes.
Betty was a 1940 graduate of Terre Haute High School and a 1941 graduate of Westville High School. She was a member of the Terre Haute United Methodist Church and the Terre Haute United Methodist Women’s Group. Betty retired from Graham Local School District where she worked as a cook for 25 years. She loved cooking, baking, sitting on her front porch and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by her daughter, Sue (Peter) Armstrong of Westerville; granddaughters, Julia (Rick) Hilyard of Columbus and Karen (Phil) Dwyer of Hilliard; great granddaughter, Catherine Elizabeth Hilyard; sister, Helen Rader of Urbana; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Bishop; sisters, Emily Ballentine, Fern Roy and Dorothy Rhodes; brothers, Alpha and Luther Rhodes.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on April 5, 2011 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home with Pastor Frank Kampel officiating. Burial will follow in Terre Haute Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Terre Haute United Methodist Church, 5938 State Route 55, Urbana, OH 43078. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernnonfh.com.