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Mary Ann Davenport Bishop, 81
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Mary Ann Davenport Bishop, 81, a McMinnville resident and native, died Aug.  14 at NHC Healthcare of McMinnville following a three-week illness.
Mrs. Bishop was a bookkeeper at High Funeral Home for 39 years. She attended East End Church of Christ since 1938, where she was baptized in 1946. She was the daughter of the late James Monroe and Willie Frances Elrod Davenport. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother, James “Sonny” Davenport; sister, Jo Ann Dove; sister-in-law, Velma Davenport; and brother-in-law, Joe Bryan Glenn.
She was married Nov. 3, 1952 to Walter M. Bishop Jr., who survives. In addition to her husband, she is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Walter M. and Cheryl Bishop III of Manchester; daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Donnie E. Redmon of McMinnville and Judith and Steve Miller of Mobile, Ala.; six grandchildren, John Redmon of Cleveland, Andrew Redmon of McMinnville, Mills Bishop IV and wife Summer, Lyndsey Wells and husband Chase and Kelsie Fearing, all of Manchester and Mary Maddlin Miller of Mobile; two sisters and brother-in-law, Lucille and Don Hayes and Faye Glenn, all of McMinnville; and brother-in-law Earl Dove of Walling. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service was held Tuesday at High’s Chapel with Kevin Key and Charles Williams officiating. Interment followed at Mt. View Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Bible Call at East End Church of Christ or WSOJ Radio Station in care of East End.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.