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Lorna M. Bishop

Friday, April 8, 2005

Nov. 7, 1910-April 4, 2005

OBERLIN -- Lorna M. Bishop, 94, died Monday (April 4, 2005) at Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin.

She was born Nov. 7, 1910, to John and Anna (Haas) Stimbert in Decatur County, near Traer. She was raised in the Logan Township and attended school at Ash Grove Rural School in Decatur County.

On Nov. 28, 1931, she married Merle "Red" Bishop in Oberlin. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Merle "Red" Bishop; two brothers, Melvin and Royce; and two sisters, Helen Newberry and Lavina Hayward.

Survivors include her son, Derry Bishop and wife, Kris of Dresden; daughter, Merla J. Rhodes of Oberlin; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services are Friday, 1:30 p.m., at Oberlin United Methodist Church in Oberlin with the Rev. Doug Hasty officiating. Interment will be in Oberlin Cemetery.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of the arrangements.