Bishop, Nola Lee (Dayton)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Nola Lee Bishop, 88, of Dayton, TN,  died on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at her home. 

She was born in Dayton on April 5, 1924 the daughter of the late Arvil and Mamie (Dotson) Fraley; and was also preceded in death by her son, Ray Bishop; two brothers, Arvil Fraley, Jr. and Charles Fraley; two sisters, Sandra Fraley and Virginia Garrison; and her son-in-law, Mick Day.

Nola lived all of her life in Dayton where she was a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church and its ladies Sunday school class. She had been employed at Kayser-Roth until her retirement in 1981. 

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Bernard Bishop of Dayton; her daughter, Joyce Day of Dayton; two brothers, Malcolm Fraley of Dayton and R.C. Fraley of Daisy; three sisters, Alberta McSpadden and Louise Cornett and Aileen Pritchett, all of Dayton; three granddaughters, Stacey Lee, Robin (Dwight) Gravett and Tana Bishop, all of Dayton; and her six great-grandchildren, Cody Gravett, Tori Smith, Sydni Lee, Konner Bishop, KayleAnn Wallace and Daylee Gravett.

Funeral services for Nola will be held Tuesday, January 29 at noon in the funeral home chapel with her pastor, Rev. Bill Treadway officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Brown Cemetery in Dayton followed by a white dove release ceremony.

The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home where they will receive friends Monday, January 28 after 4 p.m.



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