DEXTER - Everett Bishop, 72, died Aug. 15, 2004, at his home.
Born June 5, 1932, in Naylor, son of the late Raney L. and Effie McGowen Bishop, he attended Walnut Lane Elementary School and graduated in 1950 from Dexter High School. He had worked for Barnes Grocery, Hart's Truckline and Inman Freight Systems, Century 21 Flowers Realty and retired in 2003 from L.W. Trammell and Son Real Estate. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he had been a member of the Oneness Pentecostal Church in Essex.
On Dec. 4, 1955, in Essex, he married Lenora Duncan who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Cherie Bishop of Jefferson City and Steve and Terri Bishop of Dexter; two sisters, Ruth Gunn of Florissant and Jan Curtis of Imperial; two brothers, Bob Bishop of Jackson, Tenn., and Wayne Bishop of Turlock, Calif.; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by six sisters, Gladys Barksdale, Hassel Russell, Lovie Wallen, Esther Wheelis, Olene Miller and Vivian Smith.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Bob Moore of Broseley will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter.