Vennie Bishop
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Vennie Price Bishop, 83, died peacefully Thursday, June 26, 2014.

She was born in Wrightsville, Ga., on Feb. 7, 1931, to the late David Al Price and Trudie Belle Price.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Bishop; brothers: Roy Price, Earl Price, Edward Price and A.L. (Buddy) Price; and sisters: Thelma Green, Margaret Bowling and Gladys Price.

She was a retired Georgia school teacher and was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by her son, J. David Bishop Jr. (Karen); granddaughter, Amy C. Cantrell (Scott); grandson, Andy Cannon; great-granddaughter, Madi Cantrell; great-grandson, Cooper Cantrell; sister, Allene Price of Florida; brother, Clyde Price of North Carolina; brother-in-law, Bill Hudgens; of Georgia; nephew, Terry Neal of Georgia; special lifelong friend, Wilma Dopson of Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 28, 2014, at 4 p.m. in the Jacksonville City Cemetery in South Georgia.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in memory of Vennie Bishop and in honor of Madi Cantrell.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Vennie and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guest book at

Companion Funeral Home of Cleveland and Lowe’s Funeral Home of McRae, GA., are honored to handle her arrangements.