Funeral services for Mrs. Bishop will be Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with Brother Jimmy Gregory officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 2-8 p.m. and Sunday from noon until the service time. Interment will be at Bethlehem Cemetery.
Mrs. Bishop, age 76 of Watertown, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at University Medical Center in Lebanon.
Born in Smith County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mamie Smith Jones and was preceded in death by her husbands, James Willis Prichard and Waddie "Curley" Bishop; infant granddaughter, Christina Michelle Mofield; and a brother, Charles Edward Jones.
Irene is survived by daughters, Patricia Petty, of Carthage, Janice (Roger) Stone, of Watertown, Debbie McDonald, of LaGuarda; son, Donnie Prichard, of Watertown; stepson, Terry (Dana) Bishop, of Radford, Va.; grandchildren, Misty (Scott) Hunter, of Lebanon, Charles Anthony (Billie) Key Jr., of Elmwood, Shane (Jamie) Barber, of Murfreesboro, Brian (Laverne) Boles, of Columbia, Roger (Leigh) Boles, of Brush Creek, Stephanie (Henry Robert) Reed, of Dublin, Va.; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sisters, Dora Mae Hawks, of Greensboro, Ga., Frances Farris, of Kentucky, Florence Hall, of Grant; nieces; and nephews.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 615-237-9318, hunterfuneral.com.