Obituary for Mary May Bishop

Obituaries January 24, 2020



Obituary for Mary May Bishop

A graveside service for Mary Bishop will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Greenwood Cemetery, Newcastle, WY; with Burt Sutherland officiating. Celebration of life to follow at 3:00 p.m., at Kitty Mote School, Osage, WY.

Mary passed in her sleep on the morning of January 23, 2020.

Mary May Bishop was born December 30, 1930 in Osage, WY to Jenny (Drapper) and Harley Branson. She loved to garden and was a member of the Osage gardening club for many years. She was an active leader in the Guys and Gals 4-H Club of Osage.

She married Joe Bishop, the love of her life in 1951. They loved to dance, fish, and camping. Mary loved everyone and vice versa.

She went to get a new I.D. in 2005, she handed them her driver’s license and they told her to keep it. They had never seen one last updated in 1972.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Barbara Brown (Bill); brother, George Branson (Joan); sisters, Rose Brooks, and Enda Douglas; grandchildren, Deborah Bland, Michael Hackett, and Tina McAdams, great-grandchildren, Del Quinn and Evan McAdams. Many thanks to very special friends, Patty Whitney, Cindy Crabtree, Kelly Cummings, Suni Johnson and many others.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorials be made in Mary’s name to benefit Osage Ambulance Service. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Meridian Mortuary 111 South Railroad Ave, Newcastle, WY 82701. Condolences may also be expressed at

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