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Mrs. Orvenice Davis Bishop, Greensburg, KY (1931-2012)

She was the matriarch of a large, highly regarded Green County, KY, family. Her marriage to Doyle Kelson Bishop endured a remarkable 66 years. She leaves 18 direct living descendants. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church, and was a homemaker
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Mrs. Orvenice Davis Bishop, 81, of Greensburg, KY, departed this life on Friday, November 2, 2012 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital, Greensburg, KY.

The funeral services for Mrs. Orvenice Davis Bishop were conducted at 12pm noon, CT, Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church with burial following in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Trent Davis, Bro. Ricky Arnett, and Bro. Jonathan Meadows officiated.

Mrs. Orvenice Davis Bishop, Greensburg, KY (1931-2012)

Mrs. Orvenice Davis Bishop of Greensburg, Kentucky was the daughter of the late Frank Davis and Annie Wright Davis. She was born on February 18, 1931 in Green County, Kentucky and departed this life on Friday, November 2, 2012 in Greensburg, Green County, KY She was 81 years, 8 months, and 15 days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Oak Grove Separate Baptist Church, and was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Doyle Kelson Bishop who united in marriage on December 22, 1945, and the following:
  • A son and daughter in law: Larry K. and Vicki Bishop of Greensburg, KY

  • A daughter and son in law: Rosalind and J.L. Curry of Greensburg, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Mike Bishop of Greensburg, KY; Mindi West, Brandon Cox both of Tennessee" Cliff Cox of Richmond, KY; Heather Griffiths, and Josh Curry both of Greensburg, KY

  • Ten great grandchildren

  • Two sisters: Wanain Judd of Elizabethtown, KY

  • and Athena Vaughan of Bowling Green, KY

  • and a host of other relatives and friends
Mrs. Bishop was also preceded in death by a daughter, Latonya Bishop on August 19, 2001. Memorials are suggested to the Crusade for Children or the Galilean Children's Home, which can be made at the funeral home.

Send a condolence to the family of Mrs. Orvenice Davis Bishop

The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 South Main Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangments.

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