Meridian Star

Obituaries

June 30, 2013

Lamar Glen Bishop

MERIDIAN —     Services for Lamar Glen Bishop will be held today at 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Truhett and Dr. Ray Spence II officiating.  Burial will be in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Bishop, 78, passed away Friday at Anderson Regional Medical Center.

    He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in the House community, where he served as a deacon for many years.  Mr. Bishop was born in Neshoba County were he lived for most of his life.  He worked as a pipefitter for International Paper Company and a machine repairman for General Motors, until his retirement, after which he enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family.  He had been a member of the Mississippi Air National Guard.

    Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Sylvia; his children, Glenda Worrell (Stan), Stanley Bishop (Dena), Janice Jones (Gary) and Melanie Dallas (Mike), all of the House community; his grandchildren, Jessica Gibson (Todd), Rebekah Worrell, Laura Bishop, Lindsay Bishop, Emily Bishop, Dustin Jones (Maneka), Philip Dallas and Hannah Dallas; great-grandchildren, Braydon Gibson, Lexie Gibson, Paxton Gibson, Amanda Karaline Gibson, Aiden Burns and Jack Jones.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Elvira Bishop; brother, Paul Bishop and sister, Frances McPherson.

    Pallbearers will be Joel Embrey, Joseph Knight, Derek Pace, Chad Penson, Dennis Rigdon and Steven Williams.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Antioch Baptist Church Senior Men’s Sunday School Class.

 

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Biz Marquee
New Today
Poll

Do you think the city of Meridian should have tried harder to find funding to repair the dam at Long Creek Reservoir before deciding to drain the lake?

Yes
No
     View Results
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Obama Voices Concern About Casualties in Mideast Diplomacy Intensifies Amid Mounting Gaza Toll AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Obama Protects Gay, Transgender Workers Raw: Gaza Rescuers Search Rubble for Survivors Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike US Teen Beaten in Mideast Talks About Ordeal 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide