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Dolores J Walden Bishop
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Birth: Oct. 13, 1928
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 2011
Midland County
Texas, USA

Dolores J. Walden Bishop was called home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on July 5, 2011, surrounded by angels, gently lifting her spirit into the heavenly hands of Jesus. She was born in Abilene, Texas, on October 13, 1928, to Clarence Virgil Walden and Gladys E. Watts Walden. As a child, Dolores grew up living in oil camps in Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas. After graduation from Texas Tech in 1948, she was employed by Shell Oil Company where she met the love of her life, Walter Blair Bishop. They were married September 7, 1957, in Midland, Texas. After living in Midland and Houston for many years, they retired in Roswell, New Mexico. Dolores and Walter traveled extensively through most of the United States and many European countries. They also enjoyed several cruises. Dolores loved being with family and friends, reading, working on crossword puzzles, playing bridge, collecting folk art, and loved her cat Sophie. Dolores was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Blair Bishop on February 27, 1999; a sister, Barbara Walden McClellan on February 13, 2009; her mother, Gladys E. Watts Walden on July 15, 2009; her father, Clarence Virgil Walden on September 3, 1971; and grandparents, numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her brother, George T. Walden of Midland; sisters, Mary Walden Hazlewood and husband, J.W. of Midland, and Kathy Walden Scoggins and husband, James of Midland; nieces and nephews, Suzanne Roberts and husband, Rick of Roswell, New Mexico, Mark McClellan and wife, Paula of Roswell, New Mexico, Lisa Ussery and husband, Brad of Roswell, New Mexico, Michele Jungman and husband, David, Sherrie Schuster and husband, Stan, Benny Scoggins and wife, Lisa, Mary Scoggins, and Ellen Scoggins of Midland; also, six great-nephews and six great-nieces, and two great-great-nephews. A private family graveside service will be held at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland, Texas, with Pastor Robert Kirk officiating. The family is thankful for the loving and caring staff at Mabee Center Manor Park, Hospice of Midland, and Dr. Robert Vogel. Memorials may be directed to Manor Park, Inc., Employees' Christmas Fund (2208 W. Loop 250 W., Midland, Texas 79707), Hospice of Midland (P. O. Box 2621, Midland, Texas 79702), or to ones favorite charity. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home of Midland, Texas.

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from July 7 to July 8, 2011 
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  Walter B Bishop (1923 - 1999)*
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Resthaven Memorial Park
Midland County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Oct 23, 2012
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