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Evelyn Watson Bishop
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1915
Harrison County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 2011
Karnack
Harrison County
Texas, USA

Evelyn Watson Bishop
July 7, 1915 ~ September 11, 2011
Downs Funeral Home Obituary

Karnack, TX- Graveside services for Evelyn Watson Bishop, 96 of Karnack will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday September 14, 2011 in Andrews Cemetery in Karnack with Bro. Tom Ratcliff officiating. The family will receive friends today from 7-9 p.m. at Downs Funeral Home. Evelyn Watson Bishop passed away peacefully at her home in her bed on September 11, 2011.

She was born July 07, 1915 in Blocker Community in Harrison Co. to Grover Cleveland and Atelia Watson. Evelyn lived her entire life in Karnack and was a member of Karnack Baptist Church. She taught Sunday school for quite a number of years. She was also a 4-H leader at Karnack High School. Evelyn was active in the Karnack Home Demonstration Club and had brightened the lives of many by supplying them with the tatting she made. She had a spontaneous laugh, good sense of humor and a ready smile.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Grover Cleveland and Atelia Watson; brother, Grover Tullis Watson and sister Opel.

She is survived by her husband of 77 years, J.W. "Rebe" aka "Jack" Bishop; son, R. Cecil Bishop; daughter, Betty Bishop Taylor and her husband Bob; sister, Hazel Bland; nephews, David Bland and Donald Watson; niece, Kathy Bland; grandchildren, Joy Taylor Inman, Jeff Taylor, Scott Bishop and Michele Bishop- Jorro and great- grandchildren, Megan Jorro, Zoe Jorro , James Jorro, Justin Hagan, and Tracey Hagan.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Grover Cleveland Watson (1890 - 1970)
  Aletia Moore Watson (1898 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  John Wesley Bishop (1914 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Andrews Cemetery
Karnack
Harrison County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Hart Dillingham
Record added: Sep 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76442181
Evelyn <i>Watson</i> Bishop
Added by: Shirley Hart Dillingham
 
Evelyn <i>Watson</i> Bishop
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- Casey Ragon Delange
 Added: May. 25, 2012

- JB BERRY
 Added: Sep. 13, 2011

- Shirley Hart Dillingham
 Added: Sep. 13, 2011
 
 
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