Mamie Rachel Bishop

Published 4:00 pm Friday, February 24, 2023

Mamie Rachel Bishop, 83 of Farmville, died at Centra Southside Hospital on Feb. 19.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elvan Leonard and Luvania Leonard; her brothers, Carlton Leonard, Dewey Leonard, Alvin Leonard and Stanley Leonard; sisters, Minnie Ruth Leonard and Nancy Ann Philps. 

She is survived by her children; David Michael Baker, Edwin Newton Baker, Chris Michael Bishop and Karen E. Atkins and grandchildren.

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She loved the Lord and loved to sing. She worked as a CNA at Home Recovery in Farmville and was a beautician.

A visitation was held on Feb. 22, from 6 – 8 p.m., at Shorter Funeral Home. A funeral service was held on Feb. 23, at 11 a.m., in the chapel of Shorter Funeral Home with interment in Trinity Memorial Gardens. 

Shorter Funeral Home served the family.