Melissa Sue Bishop, 71, of Peru, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Peru.
She was born in Batesville, Indiana on October 31, 1949 to Russell and Betty (Beer) Stone. She married Fred Bishop, and he preceded her in death. Melissa was a homemaker. She also held an Associate’s Degree in Accounting. She loved her dogs, puzzles, music, and fishing, and she had a contagious laugh. She also holds the record for catching white catfish.
She is survived by her children: Joe Grimes (Dawn) of Maine, and Angie Sparks of Peru; and step-children Fred Bishop Jr. (Michelle) of Peru, Karen Featherstone of Peru, and Scott Bishop of Lafayette. Also, grandchildren Amanda Fill, Hailey Morris, Logan Sparks, Monica Grimes, Courtney Grimes, Dawson Sparks, Mackenzie Grimes, and great-grandson Bryson Bolin. Also surviving are sisters Sandy Hines of Indianapolis, and Jackie Joseph (George) of Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and one grandchild, Dominick Sparks.
Visitation will be held from 10am to 12pm on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana. Funeral service will follow at 12pm, with Nelson Bowyer officiating. Burial will take place at Mount Hope Cemetery in Peru, Indiana.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.
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