Obituary: Tommy Lee Bishop


Tommy Lee Bishop, 84 of Batesville, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.

He was born May 30, 1936, in Batesville to Charlie Lee and Lilly Mae Elms Bishop.  He was a retired home builder and a member of Batesville First Assembly.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Anna Jean Bishop; one son, Larry Bishop and four brothers, Bill Bishop, Melvin Bishop, Raymond Bishop, and Jimmy Bishop.

Survivors include one daughter, Kathy Milligan (Donald) of Cave City; one brother, Norman Bishop (Debria) of Cave City; one sister, Dorothy Treadway (Abby) of Batesville; one granddaughter, Megan Watson (Adam); two grandsons, Trint Milligan (Stephanie) and Dustin Bishop (Jesica); six great-grandchildren, MacKenzie Milligan, Kadence Milligan, Aubree Milligan, Jace Watson, Ryan Bishop, and Anna Watson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services were Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Batesville with Tommy Carpenter officiating. Arrangements were by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

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