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 Alice Ionie “Onie” <I>Elm</I> Bishop

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Alice Ionie “Onie” Elm Bishop

  • Birth 18 Aug 1905 Cowpens, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 16 Dec 2005 Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section T Lot 168 Space 2
  • Memorial ID 12738421

Onie Elm Bishop, 100, of Amarillo died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Llano Mausoleum Chapel with Davlyn Duesterhaus, chaplain of BSA Hospice, and Steven Gaines of Covenant Fellowship Church officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St.

Mrs. Bishop was born Aug. 18, 1905, in Cowpens, S.C., to Exony and Perry Ivy Elm, one of seven children. She moved from South Carolina with her husband, Robert Bishop and their young children to the Texas Panhandle in 1930.

Onie was a lifelong Methodist. She had been a member of San Jacinto Methodist Church since moving to Amarillo in 1943.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; five brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include three daughters, Elsie Compton, Thelma Tana Fender and Gloria Scott; a son, Dallas Bishop; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a great-great-great-grandchild.

The family suggests memorials be to BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176-0001 or Covenant Fellowship Church, Mission of San Jacinto United Methodist Church, 1721 S. Avondale St., Amarillo, TX 79106.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Amarillo Globe-News, Dec. 18, 2005


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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 19 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12738421
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alice Ionie “Onie” Elm Bishop (18 Aug 1905–16 Dec 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12738421, citing Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .