Barbara "Edwina" Bishop

August 15, 1947 ~ March 22, 2020 (age 72)


Barbara Edwina Bishop was the first child born to Homer Edward and Mary Fay Bishop in Chicago, Illinois on August 15, 1947.

She was a member of Christ Our Savior Parish in South Holland, IL.

Edwina, as she was affectionately called, graduated from R.E. Hunt High School in Columbus, Mississippi.

She was employed by Follett Publishing Company in Chicago, IL for several years before retiring from the Chicago based Amoco Oil Company after 31 years with the company.

Edwina will always be remembered as the big sister, practical, dependable and generous.

Edwina was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Zane Bishop; nieces, Theresa Bishop and Latrice Bishop.

Edwina passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 in Dolton, Illinois with her loving family by her side.

Edwina leaves to cherish her memory; her brothers, Edward (Velma) Bishop of Roswell, GA and Eric (Janette) Bishop of Olive Branch, MS; sisters, Zoe White and Marie (Grant) Goosby of Kankakee, IL, Consuela Bishop, Linda (Vernon) Mayes, Shirley Bishop and Yvette Bishop of Joliet, IL and Liana Bishop of Great Lakes, IL; special friends, Lynn Boulton, Rubye Lewis and Earlene Knuckles and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oasis Hospice in memory of Ms. Barbara Edwina Bishop.

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March 27, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

Graveside Service
March 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Elmhurst Cemetery
1212 East Washington Street
Joliet, Illinois 60433

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