|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1925|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 2012|
HERNANDO — The funeral service for Eleanor Mecklin Bishop, 86, will be at French Camp Presbyterian Church. Jordan Funeral Home of Kosciusko has charge.
Mrs. Bishop died June 23 at her home. She was born in French Camp. After graduating from high school she moved to Jackson, where she worked with her cousin, Nelle Stubblefield. There, she met her husband, Bruce Gordon Bishop. They moved to Memphis where they raised their family. She was active in Whitehaven Presbyterian Church until it closed and enjoyed attending Nesbit Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband; daughter, Lynn; two brothers, Charles Mecklin (Dot) and Joe Mecklin (Ruth).
She leaves her two daughters, Rebecca Bishop Wilson (Chris) of Nashville, Tenn. and Sandra Bishop Wampler of Nesbit; four grandchildren, Christopher Gordon Jones (Emily), Corey Alan Wampler, Katie Wampler Oakes (Gerry) and John Wampler; two great-grandchildren, Isabelle Leigh Oakes and Alexa Murphey Jones; brother, Don Mecklin and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Eleanor loved French Camp and had many wonderful times there with her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to French Camp Academy, One Fine Place, French Camp, MS 39745.
From The Desoto Times Tribune, Monday, June 25, 2012
Joseph Remer Mecklin (1888 - 1969)
Lyda F. Branning Mecklin (1894 - 1966)
Bruce Gordon Bishop (1923 - 1999)
Joe Branning Mecklin (1920 - 2006)*
Charles David Mecklin (1922 - 2011)*
Eleanor Mecklin Bishop (1925 - 2012)
French Camp Cemetery
Created by: Linda Wayman
Record added: Jun 27, 2012
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