Elizabeth (Betty Uhl) Bishop was born June 3, 1929, in Marion, Ohio, to the late Cletus and Marguerite (Orthmeyer) Uhl. She graduated from Meeker High School, in the Class of 1947 and the Mount Carmel College of Nursing. She also attended Ohio University. Betty retired in 1985 from Kaiser Aluminum in Newark, where she served as the industrial nurse for many years. She was an active member of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church at Buckeye Lake, where she was past president of Altar and Rosary Society, former member of church council and longtime choir member.
She was a member of the Thornville Minstrels, held several offices with the Ohio Association of Occupational Nurses, a member and past president of Hebron 55 Club and Kaiser Retirees. She also volunteered at Licking Memorial Hospital, and was a member of the Buckeye Euchre club and Henrietta Heritage Quilters.
Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Gene Bishop; their son, Charles William Bishop; her sister, Peggy Richie; and her brothers, Richard Allen Uhl and Tom (Diana) Uhl.
Betty is survived by her children, Harold Jr. (Sandy) Bishop, Lisa (Terry) Blackstone and Laura Deck; grandchildren, Blaze (Jessica) Bishop, Zane (Misty) Bishop, Blue Bishop, Becky (Chris) Gause, J.C. Deck, Stephanie Deck, Leigha (Chris) McGlone, Jason (Shana) Gloyd, Jonathon (Shailyn) Gloyd and Darby (Hazel) Blackstone; great-grandchildren, Miranda, Trent (Laura), Kaleb, Maddy, Braydon, Ivy, Scarlett, Braxton, Tessandra, Kayla, and Gabby; brothers, Eugene (Marlene) Uhl and Larry (Joann) Uhl; sisters, Rosemary (Jim) Boblenz and Alice Poorman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019, in the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Buckeye Lake, with inurnment to follow in the Kirkersville Cemetery.
Betty enjoyed her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, reading, playing cards, quilting and other crafts. She was a fan of OSU basketball and football and most other sports.
Memorial gifts in her honor may be made to the Hebron Library, 934 West Main St. Hebron, Ohio 43025.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for Betty and her family.