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Mrs. Juanita (Nita) Bishop, 82, ofÂ Starkville,Â passed away at Starkville Manor Nursing Home on June 29, 2011.Â
Nita was a retired teacher with Oktibbeha County Public Schools, where she had worked for 34 years.Â Â She was also a graduate ofÂ MississippiÂ StateÂ UniversityÂ with a Specialist Degree and a member ofÂ FirstÂ BaptistÂ ChurchÂ in Maben.
She was preceded in death by her son, Kenny W. Bishop; parents, Loyd and Mary Rodgers; and a sister, Berniece Conlee.
Mrs. Bishop is survived by her daughter, Glenda Palmer (Bill) ofÂ Maben ,Â MS ; grandchildren: Johnathan Bishop, Brad Palmer (Leslie), and John Palmer all ofÂ Jackson , MS ; a great granddaughter, Allison Bishop ofÂ Hernando ,Â MS ; and host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mrs. Bishop is scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2011 from 12-2 p.m. at ProvidenceÂ MethodistÂ ChurchÂ in Maben.Â Â A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 2 p.m. atÂ ProvidenceÂ MethodistÂ ChurchÂ in Maben.Â Â Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made toÂ FrenchÂ CampÂ Academy ,Â One Fine Place , French Camp, MS 39745.
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