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Byron Tillmon Bishop, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1931
Brookhaven
Lincoln County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 2007
Hamburg
Franklin County
Mississippi, USA

Elder Byron Tillmon "B.T." Bishop Jr.

Aug. 10, 1931 - June 1, 2007

MEADVILLE Services for Elder Byron Tillmon "B. T." Bishop Jr., 75, of Meadville, who died Friday, June 1, 2007, at his residence, were 11 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2007, at Middleton Creek Primitive Baptist Church.

Burial followed at the church cemetery under the direction of Franklin Funeral Home, Meadville.

Elder Bishop was born Aug. 10, 1931, in Lincoln County, the son of Byron Tillmon Bishop Sr. and Louisa Sullivan Bishop. He was a retired law enforcement officer of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, a member of Middleton Creek Baptist Church and a World War II Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, and a nephew.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Temple Bishop of Meadville; sons, Gene Alex Bishop and wife, Elizabeth, of Clinton and Byron Tillmon III and wife, Rose Mary, of Brookhaven; daughters, Dina Cothren and husband, Mitch, and Lawanna Cothren and husband, Gary, all of Meadville; sisters, Tommie Lou Wilkinson and Mary Katherine Brewer, both of McComb; sister-in-law, Barbara Bishop of Gillsburg; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren 
 
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 Parents:
  B T Bishop (1903 - 1981)
  Louisa Sullivan Bishop (1900 - 1974)
 
 Siblings:
  Tommie Lou Bishop Wilkinson (1926 - 2011)*
  Byron Tillmon Bishop (1931 - 2007)
  Curtis Tillman Bishop (1936 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Middleton Creek Cemetery
Meadville
Franklin County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Nolen Cothren
Record added: Jun 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19730710
Byron Tillmon Bishop, Jr
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Byron Tillmon Bishop, Jr
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