Johnnie Bishop

     June 22, 1949 - August 23, 2016

Johnnie Bishop, age 67, of Science Hill, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at his residence.

Johnnie was born on June 22, 1949, in Science Hill, son of the late Claude and Nora Swallows Bishop.  He married Myrna Todd on February 19, 1968, in Science Hill.  He was a farmer and enjoyed his horses.  Johnnie was a member of the Union Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Myrna; his son, David (and Robin) Bishop, of Science Hill; his daughters, Marcie (and Ty) Courtright, of Eubank and Missy (and Rick) Ware, of Science Hill; his brother, Lloyd Bishop, of Indianapolis; his sister, Velma Hollaman, of Union; his grandchildren, Whitney Brooks, Dakota Cassada, Jon David Bishop, Jereme Flynn and Ryan Ware; and his great-grandchildren, Madilyn Brooks, Aaeden Cassada and Jenny Flynn.

Preceding Johnnie in death are his parents; his brothers, Paul, Howard and Elmer Bishop; and his sister, Lucille Payne.

Visitation will be Friday, August 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will follow the visitation, on Friday, at 1:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Elder Bill Ponder officiating.  Burial will be in Etna Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.