Jo Ann Bishop

Jo Ann Bishop, 54, of Cable, Ohio, formerly of Smithfield, died Dec. 25, 2006, at her home.

She was born Dec. 12, 1952, in Canton, a daughter of Henry and Maxine Little Ford. She married Harold L. “Shorty” Bishop Sr. He survives.

Also surviving are her mother of Smithfield; one daughter, Tonya (and Kevin) Engle of Degraff, Ohio; two sons, Harold L. Jr. of Columbus, Ohio, and Carl D.; four brothers, Harold (and Arlene) Ford of Geneseo, Henry Alan (and Susan) Ford of Lewistown, Lee (and Linda) Ford of Smithfield and Robert (and Cindy) Ford of Forrest; one sister, Carolyn (and Kenneth) English of Bushnell; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Services were held Saturday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba with Rev. Stacy Tomich officiating. Burial was at Howard Cemetery in rural Smithfield.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Association, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/3/2007