CONWAY, S.C. -Patricia "Pat" Bishop, 63, of Conway, died Sunday, May 5, 2002, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. A native of Statesville, N.C., she was born September 15, 1938, a duaghter of the late Herman and Cornelia Brock Lowe, and was the wife of the late Kelton Bishop. Mrs. Bishop was a retired Registered Nurse, and was a member of Socastee United Methodist Church. Among her survivors are her sons, Terry Payton, and his wife Denise of Conway, James Payton of Augusta; a daughter, Rene Brown of Conway; grandchildren, Forrest and Samantha Brown, and Tiffany and Jennifer Payton. She was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Lowe. Visitation for Mrs. Bishop will be from 5 until 7p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2002, at McMillan-Small Funeral Home Chapel, with the Reverend Lloyd Brock officiating. Burial will be held 1p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2002, from the graveside of Sunset Memory Gardens in Langley, by Rev. Brock. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association, 1927 Candy Lane, Surfside Beach, S.C. 29575. McMillan-Small Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.msfh.net .
The Augusta Chronicle May 7, 2002