Rachel Marlene Bishop  May 26 1938  April 27 2019

Rachel Marlene Bishop May 26 1938 April 27 2019

Rachel Marlene’s Obituary Mrs. Rachel Marlene Bishop (80), of Kennesaw GA, passed peacefully, embraced by her family, April 27, 2019. She was born May 26, 1938, in Spartanburg, SC. Marlene is survived by her husband of 57 years G.C. (Joe) Bishop; three children, Deirdre Ward (James Ward), Anissa Oudt (Edward Oudt II), Brad Bishop (Katrina Bishop); seven grandchildren, James Ward II (Hilcia Ward), Bethany Gordon (Jason Gordon), Daniel Ward (Samantha Ward), Rachel Oudt, Edward Oudt III (Trey), Brett Bishop, and Evan Bishop; and six great grandchildren, Natalie Ward, Madeline Ward, Blake Gordon, Gavin Gordon, Jackson Ward, and Adeline Ward; and a brother, David Hux Harmon II (Jane Harmon), of Hilton Head, SC. Marlene was preceded in death by her son Brent Bishop and parents, David Hux Harmon and Mabel Painter Harmon. Marlene was a doting, traditional, homemaker. She was a Navy wife who managed the household on her own for many months at a time while her husband was away at sea in the submarine service. Generous to all, Marlene volunteered countless hours at East Cobb United Methodist Church. She taught Sunday school and worked in the church office on the weekly newsletter, as well as, assisting with the writing of a book about the church’s history. She also volunteered at Must Ministries, feeding the homeless for many years. Marlene was artistic, painting pictures for family and friends, and making beautiful crafts such as crocheted afghans and needlepoint. She played many instruments by ear. She loved to play the organ on Sunday morning before church. She would play hymns and sing. Sometimes her Cocker Spaniel would sing along which made her laugh. Everyone who knew her would say she had a wonderful sense of humor. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at East Cobb United Methodist Church in Marietta, GA, officiated by Rev. Kristin Heiden and Rev. Jim Perry. There will be a viewing at the church at 10:00 AM, prior to the funeral. The Interment will follow at 2:00 PM at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. Following the services, family and friends will gather at Brad Bishop’s home in Kennesaw, GA. Read More

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Rachel Marlene Bishop May 26 1938 April 27 2019.

Collins Funeral Home – Acworth

Death notice for the town of: Acworth, state: Georgia

death notice Rachel Marlene Bishop May 26 1938 April 27 2019

obituary notice Rachel Marlene Bishop May 26 1938 April 27 2019

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