Rev. Jeanette Inez Bishop, 78 of Indian Valley, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Radford Health & Rehabilitation. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse L. & Freda P. Bishop; sister, Esther Irene Bishop; nephew, Steven Jesse Bishop; and brother-in-law, Wayne Taylor.
She graduated from Willis High School in 1954. She attended Radford College for one year. She attended Holmes Bible College in Greenville, SC and received her minister’s license in 1963. She was a longtime member of the Indian Valley P.H. Church where she ministered and taught Sunday School. She also ministered at various other churches through the years.
She was employed by J. Freezer & Son in Radford as a bookkeeper for many years. She wrote a song “Abiding in God’s Love” and had it put to music and recorded in 1960.
She is survived by her sisters & brother-in-law, Elizabeth & Lewis Bane, Pearlie Taylor; brothers & sisters-in-law, Granville & Jeaneal Bishop, Clyde & Lucille Bishop, Richard & Pat Bishop, Gene & Diane Bishop; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the Indian Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. David Goad and Rev. Clyde Bishop officiating. Interment will follow in the Indian Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Maberry Funeral Home.