Leota Bishop

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Leota Bishop, 87, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in Macon, Ga.

She was born Feb. 27, 1919, in Dongola, Ill., daughter of Arley and Ruth Lingle Karraker. She and Alfred H. Bishop were married May 2, 1937, in Alto Pass, Ill. He died Nov. 4, 1996.

Bishop was retired from Anna (Ill.) State Hospital. She was a member of Anna Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Vivian Waldrep of Dublin, Ga., and a granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Visitation will be from noon to service time Wednesday at Anna Church of Christ.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the church, with John Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Christian Chapel Cemetery near Dongola.

Hileman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.