Recent Stayton Obituaries





Kenneth “Okie” Bishop
October 7, 1950 – April 18, 2011


Turner – Kenneth, 60, died April 18 in Turner. He was born in Ada, OK., and lived in Oregon on and off his entire life, finally settling in Marion County in 1984 from Arizona. Kenneth worked in the oil fields, driving tractor and combines, driving cotton ruuds, and finally as a torch cutter. He enjoyed trading everything especially cars, traveling, tinkering, and visiting with family and friends.

Kenneth is survived by his wife Alma Elliott-Bishop of Marion; Mother: Wilma Bishop of Stockton, CA.; Sons: Roy Elliott of Aumsville and Charles Petty of Marion; Brothers: Gary Wallace of Congress, AZ., Gene Bishop of Tishomingo, OK., Dobber Bishop of Phoenix, AZ., Tony Bishop of Stockton, CA., Steven Bishop of Stockton, CA., Mike Bishop of Parson, KA., and David Bishop of Wickenburg, AZ.; Sisters: Pat Bishop of Tulsa, OK., Ann Bishop of Dos Palos, CA., Teresa Collier of WA., and Sherry Gines of Stockton, CA.; 8 – grandchildren and 1 – great-grandchild.

Celebration of Life will be Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Porter-Boone Park in Aumsville. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.



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