Betty Medlin Bishop, 91, a devoted mother and dedicated minister's wife, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at Regency Hospital of Greenville. She was known for her kind-hearted nature and unwavering faith.
Born in Greenville, South Carolina, Betty was raised in a loving family that instilled in her the values of compassion and faith. Throughout her life, Betty remained committed to her Lord and Savior above all else. She radiated love and kindness in everything she did. Betty's true calling was caring for her family. As a homemaker, she took great pride in creating a warm and loving home for her husband of 63 years, Rev. Charles Hugh Bishop, who preceded her in death. Betty's unwavering love and support were a constant source of strength for him throughout his ministry. She was an active member of Maranatha Baptist Church. A woman of deep faith, Betty found joy in attending church regularly and cherishing the friendships within her church community. She was a Sunday School Teacher and was the church treasurer for many years. Her dedication to the ministry was evident in her unwavering support for her husband's work.
In her free time, Betty loved nothing more than spending quality time with her beloved family. Whether it was cooking meals together, sharing stories around the dinner table or gathering for special occasions, she treasured these moments above all else. Her family will forever hold dear the memories they shared with Betty. She also enjoyed gardening.
Betty is survived by her loving children: Mike Bishop (Pam), Randy Bishop (Wanda), Brian Bishop (Kim), Tim Bishop (Tanya), Barry Bishop (Lori), Andy Bishop (Jodi), Kathy Bowie (Leonard), Teresa Martin, Lisa Shelton (Troy), Karen Cooper (Chris), and Jennifer Saylors (Matthew). She was also blessed with 29 grandchildren whom she adored and 36 great grandchildren. Also left to cherish Betty’s many memories are her brother, Jack Medlin; and three sisters, Becky Gee, Dot Smith, and Joyce Medlin. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, James Carter Medlin, and Ellen Velda Medlin; her late husband, Rev. Charles Hugh Bishop; two sons-in-law, Keith Martin and Robert Morris. She was also preceded in death by six of her siblings, and two grandchildren.
While we mourn the loss of Betty, we take solace in knowing that she has been called home to her heavenly reward. Her unwavering faith and spirit will forever live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know her.
The visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road in Easley, South Carolina. The funeral service to honor the life of Betty Medlin Bishop will take place on August 31, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel - Powdersville Road. Following the service, Betty will be laid to rest at Graceland Cemetery - West in Greenville, South Carolina.
Betty Medlin Bishop touched the lives of many with her kindness and unwavering faith. She will forever be remembered for her love for God and devotion to her family. May her soul find eternal peace.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital and/or The Maranatha Baptist Church Building Fund.
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