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August 31, 2013

Jean Dollar Bishop

MERIDIAN —     Services for Jean Dollar Bishop will be held Sunday, at 2 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Earl Wheatley officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Martin with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

    Mrs. Bishop, 86, of Meridian died Friday, August 30, 2013, at Rush Hospital. She served as director of the Jimmie Rodgers Museum for twenty-five years. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Bishop was a member of North Park Church of God and she loved her church.

    Survivors include her loving husband of twenty-eight years, Edward Allen Bishop of Meridian, son, Charles “Chuck” Dollar of Jackson, daughter, Cheryl Gobal; stepchildren, Linda Smith of Boston, Mass., Michael Bishop and wife Mary Lou of Little Rock, Vickie Ward and husband C.K. of Duffee, Sandy Aycock of Brandon, David Bishop and wife Janice of Collinsville, and Mark Bishop and wife Annette of Collinsville; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren Joshua McCabb Dollar and sisters, Barbara Rayner of Bay Springs, and Jo Katherine Ezell Heinz of Benton, Ark.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, James Bryant Ezell, Sr. and Pearl Dee Boykin Ezell; son, Stanley Dollar; sisters, Lois Ezell Gumbert, Patricia Ezell Shumate and Sadie Pearl Ezell Tidwell, and brother, Charles (Charlie) Dossie Ezell.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at

    Visitation will be held today, Saturday at 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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