Bennie Horton Bishop
- September 19, 1927 - July 20, 2012
- Spartanburg, South Carolina
of Bennie's Passing
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“I met your mother at the singles group at First Bapt Church Spartanburg. I could tell right away that she was a sweet wonderful lady and a fine...Read More »
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“To the Family of Ms. Bennie Bishop,
Before working at the Tim Hammett Allstate Agency, in Spartanburg, S.C. I had not had the pleasure of meeting...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Sondra Smith - Spartanburg, SC
“Marsha,I had no idea until this morning.Condolences from me and my family.If we can help,let us know. Dennis,Sherri,Austin,Alyssa
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“To the dear family of Mrs. Bishop,
Your mother was my sixth grade teacher. She was a wonderful teacher. Unfortunately for my class, that was the...Read More »
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“Our sincere condolences to Bennie's family.We feel honored to have spent time with Bennie. There is joy in the memories of Bennie and Doug's honored...Read More »
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“Mrs. Marsha Clark and family, please accept our condolences. I know what you are going through in having to lay to rest your parent. Please know...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Elizabeth Wells-White - Columbus, OH
Bennie Horton Bishop, 84, of 1194 Shadowood Drive, died Friday, July 20, 2012, at her home. Born September 19, 1927 in Spartanburg County, SC, she was the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Ollie Bell Malone Horton and wife of the late Leonard Phifer Bishop.
Mrs. Bishop received her B. S. Degree from Wofford College, her M. A. Degree from Furman University, her Ed.S. Degree from the University of South Carolina Spartanburg, and was a past member of AAUW and Alpha Delta Kappa. She retired as a Principal in Spartanburg County School District 2 and was a member of First Baptist Church of Spartanburg.
Survivors include daughters, Dianne B. Irvin of Charleston, Phyllis Y. Bishop (William Heimerdinger) of Laguna Niguel, CA, and Marsha B. Clark (Steve) of Campobello; granddaughter, Allison C. Cavendish (Kent) of Inman; great-grandchildren, Hudson Cavendish and Mary-Clark Cavendish, both of Inman; and sister, Virginia H. Powell of Boiling Springs.
Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 PM Sunday, July 22, 2012 at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday July 23, 2012 at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Sal Barone and the Rev. Audley Scott. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Spartanburg Regional Hospice Special Needs Fund, 120 Heywood Avenue, Suite 300, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel