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Chester Bishop

Published 12:35pm Wednesday, January 9, 2013

January 5, 2013

Funeral for Chester Bishop, 91, of Hartselle was Mon., Jan. 7, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial was in Corinth Cemetery in Cullman County. The U.S. Army provided military honors.

Mr. Bishop died Sat., Jan. 5, 2013, at his residence. He was born Feb. 28, 1921, in Cullman to Manasses Bishop and Emma Mabrey Bishop. He was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired mail clerk at Redstone Arsenal.

He is survived by his wife, Eleanor W. Bishop; two sons, Jerry A. Bishop and wife Donna and Lester Lane Bishop and wife Jennifer, all of Hartselle; two daughters, JoAnn Congo of Hartselle and Carolyn McGehee and husband Stephen of New Market; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

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