Dorothy Bishop

Dorothy Bishop

September 12, 1931 — May 21, 2019

Dorothy Bishop, 87, of Lampasas, Texas, died May 21, 2019 at her home.
She was born Sept. 12, 1931 in Waco, Texas to parents William Dotson Corder and Rachel Inez (Addison) Corder. Dorothy grew up in Burnet and after graduating from High School attended Tarleton Teacher’s College in Stephenville. She met her future husband in Burnet while he was working as a camp counselor at Camp Longhorn. Dorothy married Alton A. Bishop Jan. 4, 1952 in Burnet, Texas. The family moved to Lampasas in 1962. Dorothy was a member of Community Church in Lampasas, Thursday Luncheon Club and she enjoyed playing bridge. She was a member of the Daughter’s of the Republic of Texas and she was a volunteer leader of the HOSTS reading program at the elementary school in Lampasas.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Alton A. Bishop; sons, Dr. Al Bishop and wife Shirlene of Austin, Mark Bishop and wife Ladonna of Lampasas; daughters, Rachel Bishop of Ennis, Mary Anne Collins and husband Tim of Belton, Carmen Colon and husband Luis of Liberty Hill; grandchildren, Allyson, Ryan, Sarah, Nola Ann, Jesse, Rachel, and Rebecea; and great-grandchildren, Katherine, Camille, Caroline, Jack, Corder, and Elizabeth.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Mary Anne Cure, Rachel Maples, Ruth Neal Patteson and Catherine Harden; and by an infant son, David Bishop.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at New Covenant Church. Private burial will be Saturday at Burnet City Cemetery.

Dorothy's family requests memorials be sent to the W. D. Corder Memorial Scholarship in care of Hill Country Community Foundation, P.O. Box 848, Burnet, Texas (512) 756-4394 or Community Church, P.O. Box 20, Lampasas, Texas 76550 (512) 556-2595.
Sneed Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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