Shirley Rucker Bishop

Born in Nashville, TN on March 14, 1936

Departed on April 17, 2014 and resided in West Meade, TN

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BISHOP, Shirley Rucker – Age 78 years, passed from this life April 17, 2014. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a longtime member of Charlotte Heights Church of Christ. Preceded in death by her husband, Hal Bishop; sister, Dorothy Hirsbrunner; brother, Don Rucker. Survived by sons, Steve (Darlete) Bishop and Brian (Melissa) Bishop; grandchildren, Alex, Austin, Breanna, Amber, Kameryn and Halle Bishop; siblings, Bobby Rucker, Margaret Rivet, Marian (Marvin) Conquest, and Barbara (Glen) Bargerstock; brother in law, Sam Hirsbrunner. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 1pm, at Charlotte Heights Church of Christ with Darrell Blankenship, Clifford Dobbs and Jim Morgan officiating. Interment will be at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Alex Bishop, Austin Bishop, Josh Rivet, Andy Parker, Jad Dotson, and Dennis Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Keeton, Mark Collins, Tommy Mosier, Wayne Byrne, and Bob Graham. Donations can be made to Nashville Christian School or Charlotte Heights Church of Christ. Visitation will be on Monday from 3-8pm, at West Harpeth Funeral Home, and on Tuesday from 12pm until 1pm at Charlotte Heights Church of Christ. WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME, 6962 Charlotte Pike; online guestbook www.westharpethFH.com 352-9400.

3 Comments to Mrs. Shirley Rucker Bishop

  1. Helene "Len" Tate
    April 19, 2014 4:31 pm

    To the Family of Shirley Bishop:

    It was quite q shock to learn about Shirley’s sudden passing. I am a golf buddy of her and grown very fond of her and her wit whenever we played golf together. I have missed her during the past 3 years when she chose to take a break from playing golf. May the memories of Shirley sustain you during this difficult time for you.

    My sincere condolences and prayers,

    Helene “Len” Tate

  2. Michael Robison
    April 21, 2014 11:47 pm

    Dearest Brian, Steve and family,
    So very saddened to learn of the untimely death of your dear mother. I have very fond memories of she and Hal and all of you at West Nashville Heights. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Let all the goodtime memories fill your heart during the days ahead. We love you all and miss seeing and talking. With sincere, heartfelt sympathy, Michael Robison, Tullahoma, Tn

  3. Rhonda Smith Jones
    April 22, 2014 2:42 pm

    Steve, Brian and family,
    You guys have been on my mind so much since I found out about your mom and I just can’t imagine what you must be going through at this time. Ms. Shirley was such a joy to be around. Always smiling. Although life has taken us all to different places in life you and you family are fondly thought of often. I wish I could have come back to Nashville to have told you in person. Prayers and blessing to you all.

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