Patricia Anne (Woods) Bishop, 74, of Ostrander, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Friday evening, Aug. 9, 2013 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
Born Aug. 26, 1938 in Columbus, Ohio.
A 1956 graduate of Hilliard High School.
She loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and doling out Juicy Fruit gum. She was a strong, beautiful and intelligent mother who unselfishly dedicated her life to her family. She took great pride in her yard and feeding her birds. She was a dedicated servant of Jehovah.
Preceded in death by father, Meredeth A. Woods; mother, Lena (McCann) McJohnston; husband of 47 years, Charles "Tug" Bishop in 2004; sisters-in-law, Jane and Gordon Curtiss and Beverlee and Richard Beardsley.
Survived by loving children and their spouses, Tari and Joe Johnston, Cindy and Paul LeMaster, Merry and Rick Munk, Joe and Lisa Bishop, Mindy and Chic Foust, Amy and Lloyd Miller, Polly and Matt Warden, Crissy and Ron Thomas; grandchildren, Suzy (Joshua) Ledbetter, Joseph Johnston Jr., Garrett (Olivia) LeMaster, Victoria and Devan LeMaster, Jennafer, Kiki Sancho, O.J. (Melissa) Sancho, Drew (Kathleen) Sancho, McKenzie and Ricky Munk, Megan (Shanon) Terry, Bekah (Karl) Mohr, Patti (Scott) McCain, Charles (Robyn) Bishop IV and Tara (Eric) Minshall, Whitney (Chris) Reed, Lauren, Meredith, Michele and Jackie Foust, Christy (Travis) Headings, Linzy, Kailee, Tabitha and Trae Miller, Benjamin and Will Warden, Savannah, Sophia and Ronnie Thomas; great-grandchildren, Ryanne, Raegan Sancho, Jeweliana Sancho, Taylor, Lincoln Terry, Reese, Luke and Joey McCain, Ian, Henleigh Reed, Zach, Kyle, Maddy and Cooper Headings; sisters, Shirley (Smokie) Olsen, Marge (Roy) Tolby and Sandy Foote; many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 at FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 202 E. Main St. (state Route 161 W.), Plain City, with Sunset Service to be held immediately following.
Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to: Ohio Bird Sanctuary, 3774 Orweiler Road, Mansfield, OH 44903 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38148-1905.
"See you later alligator. After a while crocodile." "Sooo long like a hot dog." "See you round like a donut." You will be missed dearly and will live on in our hearts.
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Published in The Madison Press on Aug. 13, 2013