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Bishop, George William

Bishop, George William Age: 91

Passed Away: 2011-02-11

Funeral Home:

George William Bishop, 91, of Fayetteville, died at Henry County Medical Center on Feb. 11, 2011. He was born June 13, 1919 in Aucilla, Fla., the son of George Thomas Bishop and Alice Eva Anderson Bishop. Mr. Bishop was preceded in death by his sister, Vera Bishop Jones. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Gaskins Bishop; daughter, LuAnn Cowan, and her husband, Dean; grandchildren, Christopher Cowan, and his wife, Katie, and Ashley Cowan; great-granddaughter, Rylee Schell; brother, Wilbur Hubert Bishop, of Valdosta; sister, Muriel Bishop Taylor, of Monticello, Fla.; three nieces and one nephew. Mr. Bishop was retired from Delta Airlines, and he had a septic tank business for many years in the Fayette County area. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in Okinawa. He was of the Baptist faith. Visitation was Monday, Feb. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, Ga., and there will also be a visitation on Feb.16, from 10 to 11a.m., at Beggs Funeral Home, in Monticello, Fla., with graveside services to follow at Bishop Cemetery in Aucilla, Fla. Memorials may be sent to Georgia Baptist Children's Home, Central Office, P.O. Box 329, Palmetto, Ga. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home – www.mowellfuneralhome.com.