Evelyn M. Bishop (100) of Greenup


Published on March 20 2013 5:54 pm

Mrs. Evelyn M. Bishop, 100, of Greenup died at 1:30am Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.

Funeral services celebrating Evelyn’s life will be held at 12:00 PM – Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Bishop Funeral Home in Greenup, IL with Tim Pearce officiating.  Burial will be in the Greenup Cemetery in Greenup, IL.  Visitation will be held from 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church.  The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.blakefh.com.

Evelyn was born on June 9, 1912 in Effingham, IL the daughter of Edward and Eva (Dillman) Fisher.  She married Dale K. Bishop in 1931 and he preceded her in death on January 7, 2001. Evelyn and her husband owned and operated the Bishop Funeral Home in Greenup, IL  and retired after 55 years of service.  They also managed the Arndt’s Dime Store in Greenup for 29 years.  Evelyn was a member of the Greenup United Methodist Church in Greenup.  She enjoyed doing needle work, shopping and going on outings with her family and friends.  She was a great cooker and baker.

Evelyn is survived by: 2 Granddaughters – Teresa (Steve) Grissom of Mattoon, IL and Lisa (Gary) Rogers of Greenup, IL...4 Great Grandchildren – Wade (Pippa) Grissom of London, England, Emily Grissom of Atlanta, GA, Talia (Vince) Watkins of Arcola, IL and Ted Rogers of Charleston, IL...1 Great Great Grandchild – Edward Grissom of London, England...and Sister – Ann Rentfro of Effingham, IL.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter and son-in-law Evelyn Ann and Ted Latta, sister Mary and a brother Edward.