Obituary of Mary Evelyn Bishop
Mary Evelyn Nealey Bishop, age 93, of Lake Village died Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village, Arkansas. Mary was born August 19, 1926 in Selma, AR. She is the daughter of the late James Walter and Lois Elvira (Robinson) Nealey. She was married to LJ Bishop for 59 years. She worked for McRae's as a Sales Clerk for many years. She was a master seamstress who could sew anything you could imagine. She learned the lost art of tatting at the age of sixty-five, and had her work displayed at the State Capitol. She was the Fawnwood EHC Woman of the Year for multiple consecutive years.
Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Travis Nealey, Jimmy Nealey, and two sisters, Gladys Smith, and Betty Kirtley.
She is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Ann White of Lake Village, AR, Marsha Dodson (David) of Lake Village, AR and Wanda Floriani (Randy) of Malvern, AR, and one son: Robert Bishop (Carol) of North Little Rock, AR, one brother, George Nealey of Berlin Heights, OH, ten grandchildren, Billy Zachmeier, Connor Bishop, Christi Wrzesinski, John White, Anthony Jasay, Nick Jasay, Jonathen Floriani, Jason Floriani, Josh Floriani, Amelia Floriani, and seventeen great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Sunday, November 10 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm in the Bishop-King Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral services will be held 11:00 am on Monday, November 11 at Lake Village Baptist Church, with Pastor Tim Chennalut officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Innocents Cemetery, Lake Village. Arrangements are by Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village, Arkansas.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mary Bishop, please visit Tribute Store