Mary Faith (Keen) Bishop

October 23, 1931 ~ May 23, 2020 (age 88)


Mary “Mammie” (Keen) Bishop, 88, of Judsonia, Arkansas entered into rest on Saturday May 23, 2020 at home surrounded by family. Mary enjoyed being with family and friends. She enjoyed taking pictures and reminiscing about the “Good Ole Days”. Mary was a long time member of the Ellen Moore United Methodist Church in Fairfield, Illinois.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents George and Lula Keen, seven siblings –Glen (Gerry) Keen, Mildred Jewel Keen (infant), Vivian (Seth) Pike, Dorothy (Marion) Stennett,  Wanda Kathryn Keen (infant), Jack (Vern) Keen, and Carmen Lee, three sons- Mickey, Steve, and Bill, and two daughter-in-laws - Christina Spence and Nancy Bishop.

Mary is survived by one son Terry Bishop, one daughter-in-law LaVerta Bishop (Robert Healy), one special family friend Wayne Towery, ten grandchildren - Tammie Bishop (Scott Neugent), Brandon Bishop (Teresa Driver), Steve “Boo” (Amanda) Bishop, Sahray (Matt) Lydick, Stoney (Kristina) Bishop, Dustin Bishop (Megan Moore), Kelly Bishop Kiman, Rodney Bishop, Jason Bishop, and Kevin Bishop, thirty-five great-grandchildren - Cruz Carrera (Melinda Macias), Mikey Carrera, Savanah Neugent, Bradley Neugent, Jeremy Neugent, Alisha (Rodney) Turney, Branson Bishop, Mason Hart (Dee Hart-mother), Jordan Bishop, Billy Bishop, Luke Bishop, Tyler (Taylor) Bishop, Emilee Bishop, Caleb (Gretchen) Lydick, Brooke (Zach) Hufford, Madison Lydick, Cole Lydick, Alexia (Braden) Scroggins, Jesse Bishop, Presleigh Bishop, Sawyer Bishop, Abbey Bishop, Bonita Bishop, Lillian Bishop, Karly Bishop, Jack Bishop, Shaun Cailie, Alec Nimmon, Zack Bishop, Marissa Bishop, Trenton Bishop, Dillion Bishop, Alexus Bishop, Gage Bishop, Drake Bishop, nine great-great-grandchildren – Angel Macias, Rylee Neugent, Haley Turney, Abby Turney, Wyatt Lydick, Warren Lydick, Jace Cailie, Femie Bishop, Lillie Bishop  and many beloved nieces and nephews.

The family will be hosting a “Celebration of Mammie’s Life” at her home in Judsonia, Arkansas on Saturday May 30th, 2020 at 2:00pm. There will be a graveside service held at Union Cemetery in Fairfield, Illinois on Saturday June 6th, 2020 at 2pm.

All Cremation services have been entrusted to Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.

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