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Mary Virginia Bishop
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Birth: 1926
Death: Nov. 10, 2011

BISHOP, Mary Virginia, 85, of Chester, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 10, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Edgar Bishop Jr.; her parents, John Alfred and Mary Elizabeth Williams Bishop; a son, Ronald Bruce Adams; five brothers, Gordon Bishop, William "Buddy" Bishop, George Willis Bishop, Norman Roland Bishop and Carl Wayne Bishop; and a sister, Shirley B. Slaughter.

Mary was a retiree of the Reynolds Metal Printing Company. She was a member of Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church, where she was an active member of the United Methodist Women. She held multiple officer positions there as well as in the Opti-Mrs Club of Enon. A country girl at heart, she was an avid cook and seamstress. She was famously known at church bazaars for her white house rolls, fudge and Raggedy Ann dolls.

She is survived by a son, Benjamin T. Bishop and his wife, Tina; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Walton and her husband, Wayne; a sister, Maxine Bishop Coburn; four grandchildren, Mary Koronkowski, Kenny Walton, Nathan Gray Bishop and Nicole Rose Radford; four great- grandchildren, Christopher, Chase and Jenna Koronkowski, and Taylor Walton; and a sister-in-law, Betty Bishop.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the Memorial Funeral Home, 214 N. 6th Avenue, Hopewell, Va. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, November 14, 2011 at the Bermuda Hundred United Methodist Church with Rev. Jan Prentace officiating. Interment will follow in Appomattox Cemetery.

Published in Richmond Times-Dispatch on November 12, 2011

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(A retired shipping clerk and secretary with Reynolds Metals Co.) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Alfred Bishop (1896 - 1941)
  Mary Elizabeth Williams Bishop (1894 - 1934)
 
 Siblings:
  John Gordon Bishop (1917 - 1981)*
  William Garland Bishop (1919 - 1981)*
  George Willis Bishop (1921 - 2002)*
  Maxine Bishop Coburn (1923 - 2015)*
  Mary Virginia Bishop (1926 - 2011)
  Norman R. Bishop (1929 - 2003)*
  Nora Mayes Bishop (1929 - 1929)*
  Carl Wayne Bishop (1931 - 2005)*
  Shirley Jean Bishop Slaughter (1937 - 2008)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Appomattox Cemetery
Hopewell
Hopewell City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Pat
Record added: Nov 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81097267
Mary Virginia Bishop
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: May. 8, 2015
Rest in peace,
- Nora Ann
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013

- Pat
 Added: Nov. 27, 2011
 
 
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