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Dorothy Lee Owens Bishop

  • Birth 18 May 1923 Gentryville, Spencer County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 7 Apr 2012 Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Mount Carmel, Wabash County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 88248798

Dorothy Lee Bishop
Mount Vernon, Ind.

Dorothy Lee Bishop, 88, died at Deaconess Hospice Care on Saturday, April 7, 2012.

She was born on May 18, 1923, in Gentryville, Ind., the daughter of Henry and Gertrude (Boyd) Owens. She married William A. Morris and he preceded her in death in 1989. She then married Raymond Bishop and he preceded her in death in 2000.

Mrs. Bishop was a member of St. Matthews Catholic Church. She enjoyed writing poetry, crossword puzzles and gardening.

She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Linda Hassel, of Evansville, Rita and Mike Alexander, of Mount Vernon and Donna and Tony Hughes, of Evansville; and one stepdaughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Norman Starks, of Wisconsin; four grandchildren and their spouses, Amy and Mike Boerner, Angie Alexander, Emily and Rick Beirman and Chris and Marcie Hassel; five stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her parents; and one granddaughter, Diana.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Austin-Stendeback Family Funeral Home, 1330 E. 4th Street, in Mount Vernon. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Cemetery in Mount Carmel, Ill. Online condolences may be left at

Published in Courier Press on April 9, 2012





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 88248798
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