Judith Bishop

Obituary of Judith L. Bishop

Judith L. Bishop, 78 of Ontario, Oregon passed away peacefully Friday, January 3, 2020 at her home with family by her side. At her request there will not be a service.  


Judy was born, December 21, 1941 in Wellington, Texas to Anne R. and William Leggitt.  Soon after they moved to Colorado and eventually settled in Vale, Oregon in 1948.  Judy graduated from Vale High School and began working for the Malheur Education Service District where she spent the next 40 years as a secretary/office manager. On January 2, 1962 Judy married Henry F. Bishop and together they raised two daughters on their ranch in Vale.  


Judy enjoyed working outside and gardening as well as baking and cooking.  Together, she and her husband Hank, especially loved spending time with their five granddaughters and watching them play sports. Judy was known to all as very kind, hardworking, generous and humble.  


Judy is survived by her husband of 58 years, Hank; two sisters, Gaynelle Edmondson and Nancy Moore; daughters and sons-in-law, Suzanne (Jay Collman) and Christine (Darrin Jensen); five granddaughters, Kylin, Camryn, Kayle, Preslee and Jaymeson; two brothers-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews.     


Judy was preceded in death by her mother and father, an infant brother and her oldest sister, Barbara Wright.  


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Heart ‘n Home, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or a charity of your choice.  Arrangements by Lienkaemper Chapel, Ontario.

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