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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