Ernest L. Bishop, 77 formerly of the Monrovia community, died this morning at his home in Pittsburg where he had lived the last 10 years.
Funeral services will be Saturday at the Monrovia church with the Rev. Jacob Zimmerman of Pittsburg officiating. Burial will be in Monrovia cemetery.
Mr. Bishop was born May 3, 1882, at Monrovia. He and the former May Wilson of Monrovia, were married Feb. 17, 1909. They left Atchison county some 35 years ago.
He leaves his wife of the home, five children, Frank W. Bishop, Pittsburg, Leroy Wilson, Houston, Texas, Mrs. William F. (Mildred) Giles Houston, St. Marvin Bishop, Fort Riley, and John Bishop, Kansas City, 10 grandchildren and tow great grandchildren.
His only brother, C. A. Bishop of San Antonio, Tex., died several years ago.
Mr. Bishop suffered a stroke two years ago and been cared for at Pittsburg since by his wife and son Frank.
Frank Wilson Bishop (1852 - 1921)
Viola T. Horton Bishop (1863 - 1885)
May J. Wilson Bishop (1888 - 1966)
Leroy Bishop (1915 - 1985)*
Infant Bishop (1916 - 1916)*
Created by: Stephen Nottingham
Record added: Feb 13, 2011
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