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Obituary: Doris Jean Poole Bishop

Doris Jean Poole Bishop, 82, passed away on June 4, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. Mrs. Doris was born in Greenville, Florida on February 29, 1932 to Marcus Perry Poole and Mittie Ellen Rogers. Mrs. Doris was the sister of Roy (Shirley) Faglie, Voncille (Franklin) Hightower and Betty (Kaiser) Oglesby. She was married to the late Mordaunt "Heedly" Bishop, Sr. Mrs. Doris worked as a homemaker, nurse and beautician.

She was a member of the Silver Belles, past member of the Big Bend Hospice Board, Aucilla Booster Club, and had been very active in her church as a past Sunday School Teacher, Training Union Director and Vacation Bible School teacher. She was also the oldest active living member of Central Baptist Church.

Her greatest love in life, after her Savior Jesus Christ, was being a mother and a grandmother. She and her beloved husband had three wonderful children: Mordaunt "Marty" Bishop, Jr. (Doris), Benjamin Dean "Benny" Bishop (Liz) and Tonya Ellen Bishop Roberts (Dave). They had 8 grandchildren together who affectionately called her "B": Mary Beth (Brett), Glen (Brittany), Matt, Colby (Laura), Trent, Rachel, Brittney (Kenny) and Jamie (Erik).

They also had several nieces and nephews. Visitation for Mrs. Doris will be held Friday June 6, 2014, from 5pm-8pm at Beggs Funeral Home, 485 E Dogwood St. Monticello, Fl. 32344. Funeral Service will be held at Central Baptist Church, 625 Tindell Rd, Monticello, Fl. 32344, Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 11:00 am. Burial will follow the service at Bishop Cemetery, in the Bishop Woods, Aucilla, Fl. Donations may be made to Central Baptist Church.

John Bullard



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