Janet Sue Adcock Bishop, 83, passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021. She was born in Gaston County, daughter of the late Sam and Era Walls Adcock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Troy Calvin Bishop; and her siblings, Billy, Earl, Robert, Dorothy, and Era Mae.
Mrs. Bishop was retired from Gaston County Schools with over 30 years of service. After retirement, she and her husband Troy owned and operated a day care. She was a member of Catawba Heights Baptist Church where she was involved with the Children's Ministry, Women's Ministry, Hope Ministry, Small Group Ministry, Second Prime, and Celebrate Recovery. She volunteered throughout her life with Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gaston Baptist Association, Billy Graham Library, and spent over 20 years working with the Girl Scouts of America. Mrs. Bishop was recognized as the 1986 Mount Holly Woman of the Year. She loved working with children and serving the Lord.
A thoughtful, caring, and loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, Mrs. Bishop always ended conversations with one of her favorite sayings: "Remember, God loves you and I do, too."; "I'll see you here, there, or in the air."; or "I love you but God loves you more than you can imagine."
Mrs. Bishop is survived by her children, Sam Bishop (Connie), and Amy Brown (Richard); her grandchildren, Tara Bishop, Shelia Brown (Rick), and Chris Brown (Jessica); her great-grandchildren, Taylor, Zane, Kasay, Madelyn, Keegan, and Avie; her in-laws, Darlene Cope, Tonda Mathis (John), Sylvia Hellard (Fred), Jerry Bishop (Shirley), and Charles Bishop; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Bishop will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at Catawba Heights Baptist Church (The Heights), Belmont. The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to the many ministries of Catawba Heights Baptist Church, 311 Belmont-Mount Holly Rd., Belmont, NC 28012.
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Catawba Heights Baptist Church (The Heights)
311 Belmont-Mount Holly Rd., Belmont NC 28012