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Mildred Griffin Bishop
Birth: May 15, 1930
Cherokee County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 2005
Polk County
Georgia, USA

Mildred Bishop died on the way home from the funeral home after visitation for her husband.

MR. & MRS BISHOP
11/02/05
Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Griffin Bishop, 75, and her husband of 57 years, Mr. Thurston Bishop, 76, were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in the Chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home. Rev. Robert Pyles, Rev. James Brewer and Rev. Danny Dunn officiated. Interment was in the family lot of Mountainview Cemetery. Six sons survive the couple, Charles Bishop of Cedartown, Robert Bishop of Taylorsville, Billy Bishop, Randy Bishop and Jerry Bishop and his wife Rita of Rockmart, Richard Bishop and his wife Vicki of Cedartown; 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Bishop is survived by a sister, Mrs. Hazel Benefield of Canton and Bishop is survived by two brothers, Esmer Bishop of Rockmart and Doyle Bishop of Cedartown. Mrs. Bishop was born May 15, 1930 in Cherokee County, AL, daughter of the late Sam and Carrie Pierce Griffin. She was a homemaker and member of the Van Wert Baptist Church. Mrs. Bishop died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005. Mr. Bishop was born August 5, 1929 in Haralson County, GA, son of the late Mrs. Lette Belle Moon Bishop and the late Mr. Joseph M. Bishop. He was a member of the Van Wert Baptist Church for 40 years where he served as a deacon for 35 years. Mr. Bishop was a retired Goodyear employee and also a licensed Minister. Mr. Bishop died Monday, Oct. 24, 2005. The following were asked to serve as pallbearers: Chris Bishop, Chad Bishop, Shane Bishop, Kevin Bishop, Jonathan Bishop, and Tyler Smith. Anthony Cromer, Randy Bishop, Jr. and Joshua Bishop served as honorary pallbearers. Freeman Harris Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral services.

This was played at the funeral, the words and truth are such a comfort.
When I get where I'm going
On the far side of the sky
The first thing that I'm gonna do
Is spread my wings and fly
I'm gonna land beside a lion
And run my fingers through his mane
Or I might find out what it's like
To ride a drop of rain
Yeah when I get where I'm going
There'll be only happy tears
I will shed the sins and struggles
I have carried all these years
And I'll leave my heart wide open
I will love and have no fear
Yeah when I get where I'm going
Don't cry for me down here
I'm gonna walk with my grand daddy
And he'll match me step for step
And I'll tell him how I missed him
Every minute since he left
Then I'll hug his neck
Yeah when I get where I'm going
There'll be only happy tears
I will shed the sins and struggles
I have carried all these years
And I'll leave my heart wide open
I will love and have no fear
Yeah when I get where I'm going
Don't cry for me down here
So much pain and so much darkness
In this world we stumble through
All these questions I can't answer
So much work to do
But when I get where I'm going
And I see my maker's face
I'll stand forever in the light
Of his amazing grace
Yeah when I get where I'm going
There'll be only happy tears
Hallelujah
I will love and have no fear
When I get where I'm going
Yeah when I get where I'm going


I would like to say Thank you Maureen, Angel Flower Garden, for sponsoring Mildred Bishop's Memorial. God Bless you.
 
 
Burial:
Mountain View Baptist Church Cemetery
Buchanan
Haralson County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Debbie G.~ In Memory of ...
Record added: Nov 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12294333
Mildred <i>Griffin</i> Bishop
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Mildred <i>Griffin</i> Bishop
Added by: Debbie G.~ In Memory of Dad, John A. Geurin
 
Mildred <i>Griffin</i> Bishop
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- maggyislove God bless you!! till we all meet again
 Added: Jun. 18, 2011
God Bless You Mildred.
- Diane Miller
 Added: Oct. 24, 2009
In Memory of Mildred Griffin Bishop.
- Diane Miller
 Added: Oct. 11, 2009
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