Mrs. Juanita (Nita) Bishop, 82, of¬† Starkville,¬†passed away at Starkville Manor Nursing Home on June 29, 2011.¬†
Nita was a retired teacher with Oktibbeha County Public Schools, where she had worked for 34 years.¬†¬†She was also a graduate of¬† Mississippi¬† State¬† University¬†with a Specialist Degree and a member of¬† First¬† Baptist¬† Church¬†in Maben.
She was preceded in death by her son, Kenny W. Bishop; parents, Loyd and Mary Rodgers; and a sister, Berniece Conlee.
Mrs. Bishop is survived by her daughter, Glenda Palmer (Bill) of¬† Maben ,¬† MS ; grandchildren: Johnathan Bishop, Brad Palmer (Leslie), and John Palmer all of¬† Jackson , MS ; a great granddaughter, Allison Bishop of¬† Hernando ,¬† MS ; and host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mrs. Bishop is scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2011 from 12-2 p.m. at Providence¬† Methodist¬† Church¬†in Maben.¬†¬†A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 2 p.m. at¬† Providence¬† Methodist¬† Church¬†in Maben.¬†¬†Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to¬† French¬† Camp¬† Academy ,¬† One Fine Place , French Camp, MS 39745.
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