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Beatrice (Yates) Bishop (1921 - 2012)

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Beatrice "Bea" Bishop formerly Yates aka Dollar, Rhodes
Born in Mississippi, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Braxton, Simpson, Mississippi, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Florence, Rankin, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Jan 2015
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Biography

Beatrice "Bea" Yates was born on Oct 12, 1921 in Mississippi, USA as a child of Esco Yates and Thelma McDermit.

She died on Feb 23, 2012 in Florence, Rankin, Mississippi, USA (Briar Hill Rest Home; Age at Death: 90).

When she was 78, she married Lee Boyd Bishop, son of Joseph Leonard Bishop and Sarah Ann Harris, on Jun 17, 2000 in Braxton, Simpson, Mississippi, USA (Gum Springs Baptist Church). [1]

Beatrice "Bea" Yates lived in Simpson County, Mississippi, USA in 1935. She lived in Simpson County, Mississippi, USA on Apr 01, 1940 (Age: 18; Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter). Race: (White)

She was buried in Braxton, Simpson County, Mississippi, USA (Gums Springs Cemetery).

Lee Boyd Bishop and Beatrice "Bea" Yates had no children. Walter Rhodes and Beatrice "Bea" Yates had no children. John Milton Dollar and Beatrice "Bea" Yates had children.

Obituary

Beatrice (Bea) Yates Dollar Rhodes Bishop, of Braxton, age 90, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at Briar Hill Rest Home in Florence.

Ms. Bea grew up during the great depression and she left a legacy of Christian values, love of family, tenacity, hard work, self-reliance, thrift, and perseverance. Her favorite poem "Don't Quit" illustrates her attitude of life.

In addition to raising six children, Ms. Bea worked for 34 years as a bookkeeper/cashier at Jitney Jungle. She was also very active for many years in her beloved Gum Springs Baptist Church. She was a friend to many and gave of her time and talents to her community and family.

She was preceded in death by her father, Esco Yates; mother, Thelma McDermit Yates Manning; stepmother, Verdee Robertson Yates White; and stepfather; Vernon "Poppa" Manning; husbands, John M. Dollar, Walter Rhodes and Boyd Bishop; brothers, Woodard Yates and James Yates; and son, James S. "Bo" Dollar. Ms. Bea is survived by five children, Johnny K. Dollar (Sandra) of Brandon, Melba Lichte of Florence, Karen Kay Alford (Ralph) of Ridgeland, Wayne Dollar (Anita) of D'Lo and Robert Dollar (Cheryl) of Pearl and daughter-in-law, Faye Dollar of Terry. She leaves 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family thanks the ladies who cared for "Big Mamma" in her home and extended her stay there for several years. They would also like to thank the caregivers at Briar Hill Rest Home for their excellent care the last few months of her life.

Visitation was held at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, Hwy 13, Mendenhall from 3-5 p.m., Sunday, February 26, and Monday morning before the funeral. Funeral services were conducted by Brother Andy Gipson at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2012, at Colonial Chapel in Mendenhall with interment at Gum Springs Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were: Daniel Dollar, Samuel Dollar, Ken Dollar, Alex Slawson, Jules Perret and Jackie Harrell.

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall was in charge of arrangements. [2] [3]

Sources

  1. Marriage of Lee Boyd Bishop and Beatrice Yates Clipped from Simpson County News, 29 Jun 2000, Thu, Page 28
  2. Published in The Magee Courier / Simpson County News, on Thursday, March 1, 2012.
  3. "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV5J-LXKV : accessed 21 September 2018), Ms Beatrice Or Bea Yates Dollar Rhodes Bishop, Mississippi, United States, 29 Feb 2012; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing , born-digital text.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VB33-QTC : 14 March 2018), Beatrice Yates in household of Estes Yates, Beat 1, Simpson, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 64-9, sheet 11B, line 67, family 179, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2064.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9MZ-VVD : accessed 21 September 2018), Beatrice Yates in household of Esca S Yates, Beat 1, Simpson, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 5, sheet 4B, line 87, family 76, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1165; FHL microfilm 2,340,900.


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