ELBERT BISHOP(1928 - 2017)

Sept. 29, 1928 - Nov. 27, 2017 MOORE Elbert "Carl" Bishop, of Moore, OK, passed away November 27, 2017, at the age of 89. He was born September 29, 1928, in Whiteville, TN, to Leo and Bertha A. (Haase). Carl proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Following his military career, he retired from the Oklahoma State Department of Corrections, and then went on to retire from The Oklahoma Publishing Company. Carl was an active member of FirstMoore Baptist Church. He was a member of Sixth Weather Squadron Alumni Association. Carl enjoyed building projects, home improvements and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Anna Bishop of Moore; 2 sons, John Michael Bishop & wife Makiko of Hubert, NC, and Alton Craig Bishop & wife Melody of Moore; 1 granddaughter, Sheridan Breann Bishop of Macomb, OK; 3 brothers, Joe Bishop & wife Patricia, David Bishop & wife Cathy, and Thomas Bert Bishop & wife Cindy; 4 sisters, Elizabeth Ann Campbell & husband Odel, Louise Murphy & husband Carroll, Carolyn Payton & husband Billy, and Linda Vawter & husband Gerry; and a host of loving nieces and nephews. Carl is preceded in death by his parents, Leo & Bertha Bishop; brothers, Julius "Jupie" Bishop and William "Bill" Bishop.The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Thursday evening, November 30, 2017, at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home, Moore, OK. Funeral Services for Carl will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, December 1, 2017, at the FirstMoore Baptist Church. Interment to follow at Moore Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel, Moore, OK.

Funeral Home

John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel
120 S Broadway St Moore, OK 73160
(405) 799-1200

Published in The Oklahoman from Nov. 29 to Nov. 30, 2017