Bertie Harbour Bishop
Bertie Harbour Bishop, 88, formerly of Bassett, died Saturday, January 2, 2010, at Blue Ridge Rehab in Martinsville, where she was a resident.
She was born December 18, 1921, in Patrick County to Causley and Nannie Bet Hopkins Harbour.
Mrs. Bishop retired from Bassett-Walker Knitting with more than 30 years of service. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bassett where she was also a member of the Joy Group.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Bishop; four sisters, Addie Morrison, Dovie Turner, Gertice Hughes and Geneva Horsley; two brothers, Early and Harley Harbour.
She is survived by a daughter, Lillie B. Cassady of Bassett; two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles W. and Brenda Bishop, Tony and Judy Bishop, all of Bassett; four grandchildren, Scott Cassady, Traci Cassady, Todd Bishop and Brad Bishop; six great-grandchildren, Camri Cassady, Hannah Cassady, Brooke Cassady, Jonathan Bishop, David Bishop and Madeline Bishop; one great-great granddaughter, Jaida Marie Torres.
The family will receive friends and family from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Sunday at First Baptist Church of Bassett and other times at the home of her daughter, Lillie Cassady, 668 Willie Craig Road in Bassett.
The Funeral Service will be held Monday, January 4, 2010 at 2:00 P.M.at First Baptist Church of Bassett with Pastor Lew Bennett officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Burial Park.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Bassett Christian Life Building Center, P. O. Box 557, Bassett, VA 24055.
Arrangements are being handled by Collins-McKee-Stone Funeral Home, Bassett.
Online condolences may be made by going to www.collinsmckeestone.com