Ferne E. Bishop • 1922-1999

Posted 10/28/99

Services were 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, in First Baptist Church, Wellman, with the Reverend Gene Carpenter officiating. Burial was in the Wellman Cemetery.

Born November 27, 1922 in Wellman, …

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Ferne E. Bishop • 1922-1999

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Services were 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, in First Baptist Church, Wellman, with the Reverend Gene Carpenter officiating. Burial was in the Wellman Cemetery.

Born November 27, 1922 in Wellman, she was the daughter of Carl and Alice Maria (Jones) Oldfield.

Ferne E. Bishop, 76, of Wellman, died Monday, October 25, 1999, in Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, following a sudden illness.

Services were 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 27, in First Baptist Church, Wellman, with the Reverend Gene Carpenter officiating. Burial was in the Wellman Cemetery.

Born November 27, 1922 in Wellman, she was the daughter of Carl and Alice Maria (Jones) Oldfield.

She graduated from Wellman High School in 1939. She was united in marriage to Olen (Pete) Bishop July 27, 1940 in Kahoka, Missouri.

She lived her entire life in the Wellman area where she was a homemaker.

Survivors include three children and their spouses, Kenneth and Claudia Bishop of Wellman, Dennis and Kathy Bishop of Overland Park, Kansas, and Sandra and Larry Schauf of Wellman; seven grandchildren, Tammie Ibach of Las Vegas, Nevada, Shawn Schauf of Iowa City, Kristen Bishop of Wellman, Terri Adkins of Fargo, North Dakota, Jenny Engesser of Blue Earth, Minnesota, Christopher Bishop and Brian Bishop, both of Overland Park; five great-grandchildren, Courtney Schauf, Kelsey Engesser, Kyle Engesser, Colin Engesser and Callie Adkins; and one brother, Daryl Oldfield of Wellman.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

A general memorial has been established.

Powell Funeral Home, Wellman, in charge of arrangements.