MOUNT VERNON — Shirley A. Bishop, 85, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Centerburg, passed away Jan. 31, 2018, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home surrounded by her family.

Formerly with the Knox County Auditors Office and retired from Bank One. Member of Centerburg United Methodist Church and a 65 year member of Eastern Star. Shirley was an excellent cook and seamstress and she enjoyed all forms of needlework.

Survived by her children, Randall (Susan) Bishop of Utica, Rob Bishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, Lea Anne (Terry) Brown of Eaton and Lynda (Chris) York of Versailles; grandchildren, Bethany (David) Warner, Adam Bishop, Corey (Levi) Shirley, Cara Bishop and Emma York; great-grandchildren, Abigail and Sarah Warner and Walker Shirley; sister, Helen Harman of Washington, Indiana; and special friend, Bonnie Armstrong. Preceded in death by her parents, A.E. and Irene Byers.

Friends may call at the Centerburg United Methodist Church, 65 S. Hartford Avenue, Centerburg, Monday noon-2 p.m. followed by a service at 2 p.m., Pastors David Warner and Matt Skelton, officiating. Interment Eastview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County or the Ohio Eastern Star Home. Arrangements by Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, Centerburg.


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