Floy Bishop of Knippa died peacefully on April 17, 2018 in San Antonio at the age 83. Floy was born on September 13, 1934 in Floydada, Texas to Alvie and Mary Grace (Amburn) Jackson.
In 1954, Floy married her high school sweetheart, Kenneth Bishop in New Mexico. The couple had two children. They moved to Uvalde County in 1964 where they farmed North of Knippa.
Floy belonged to the First Baptist Church of Uvalde, Texas. Floy served at Southwest Texas Junior College as the business office payroll manager for 21 years.
She is survived by her son, Bill Bishop and wife, Linda of Victoria, Texas; daughter, Bonnie Knape and husband, Charles of San Antonio; Texas; five grandchildren, Lisa Knape Hanson and husband, David, Laura Bishop, Amanda Knape, Leslie Bishop and Brad Bishop; 2 great grandchildren, Julia Hanson and Jacob Hanson; brother, Lynn Jackson; nephews, Larry, Mike, Mark, Kelly, and Andrew; nieces, Brynn, Shay, Jill, and D'Layna; and sister in law, Sandra Lackey.
She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Bob Jackson and sister, Joy Smitherman.
The family would like to acknowledge caregivers, Cathy, Alina, Nicole and Valerie from Autumn Leaves of San Antonio for the care and love given to our mother. Thanks to nurse Georgina Merrill and Brandi for the special attention given to our mother.
Honorary pallbearers will be Alan Klaus, Ted Sanderlin, Gary Klaus, Tyson Schmidt, Eddie Schmidt, Brad Bishop, Charles Knape, Victor John Niemeyer, Kim Hicks, Wes Win, Robert Davis, Ron Langner, Dal Harris and Travis Kimble.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Bill, I am sorry to see you lost your Mom.
Dawn JacobiUvalde, TX
Bonnie I'm so sorry for your loss with Floy not a day goes by that I didn't think about her love her so much she was my favorite .Been thinking about her.
Valarie CamposSan Antonio, TX
So sorry for your loss. Condolences and prayers for all of the family.
John & Janet CarsonGreenville,, TX
Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers and hugs to your family.
Yolanda HuertaSan Antonio, TX
Being a caregiver for Ms. Floy was one of the biggest blessings for me, she was an amazing lady with a unique sense of humor. I will have so many memorys of her. She will be greatly missed!!! May you Rest In Piece my lovely Floy. I love you and i will miss you so much!!!
Vanessa AzuaSan Antonio, TX
Bonnie, I just learned of your mother's passing. Praying that God embrace The Bishop family and give you peace. Take care.
Estella Cantu-GreenSan Antonio, TX
Bonnie & family,
We share in your loss and yet know she's at peace. Please call if you need anything.
Kevin & Bettie Lee WilsonSan Antonio, TX
I was caregiver for Ms,Floy for a year i now you aren’t suppose to have favorite but i adored loved this lady so much she meant a lot to me i liked spending my time with her.She such special beautiful person I’m honored to now her.Bonnie was such loving caring daughter always there for Floy.I now Floy is in heaven picking flowers from the garden she loved the outdoors and flowers.RIP love Cathy
CathySan Antonio, TX
Please accept our Condolences, Sympathies and Prayers for the Family and Friends of Mrs Floy Bishop during this time of loss.
David & Jo ThompsonPrinceton, TX
Dear Bonnie and Bill,
I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a sweet lady. I always enjoyed or visits. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your familes. God Bless.
I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.
Pam Holsted, MS
So sorry to hear of Aunt Floy passing. Prayers for the family. May she Rest In Peace.
Andrew LottWickett, TX