Vernie Hayden Bishop, 96, of 437 East Cambridge Avenue, widow of Sumter Ray Bishop, died Sunday, January 27, 2013 at NHC of Greenwood.
Born in Greer, she was a daughter of the late Ernest H. and Mamie Miller Lee Hayden. Vernie retired from Greenwood Mills, Mathews Plant and was a charter member of the Order of the Eastern Star-Callie Self Chapter.
Surviving is her daughter, Meredith Ann Schneider and her husband, Allyn, of Hilton Head; a sister, Lucy Hayden Satterfield of Greenville; two grandchildren, Donnis Sleister and Michael Walker; five great grandchildren, Hayden Godfrey, Paige Sleister, Will Johnson, Taylor Johnson and Megan Truell; three great-great grandchildren, Jaiden Raines, Macie Godfrey and Taylor Godfrey; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Ray “Dickie” Bishop and a granddaughter, Belinda Bishop Johnson.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday at Harley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Lethco officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be her nephews, Jim Satterfield, Gary Collins; grandsons, Hayden Godfrey, Will Johnson, Taylor Johnson; and family friend, Seb Tinsley.
The family members are at their respective homes.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.harleyfuneralhome.com