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Janet Ann BishopPassing: December 10, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday, December 18th

Saturday, December 18th @ 11:00 a.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, December 17th @ 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Talbott Cemetery

Saturday, December 18th

MITCHELL – Janet Ann Bishop, 75, passed away Friday, December 10, 2021, at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis with her family by her side.

Born October 20, 1946, in Bonnie, Illinois, she was the daughter of Reverend Chester A. and Bernice N. (Adams) Taylor.  She married Danny W. Bishop December 5, 1997.

Janet went to Anderson College to become a teacher, and was previously employed at the Mitchell Community Library.  She loved her grandkids, great-grandkids, and family gatherings.  Janet enjoyed music, reading, cooking, gardening, and Elvis.  She was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. No. 9107 Auxiliary.

Surviving:           husband, Danny W. Bishop of Mitchell

                            children, Tammy Wright of Bedford

                                           Tonya Carroll of Medora

                                            Lewis (Heidi) Johnson of Terre Haute

                    step daughter, Kimberly (Nathan) Canada of Wheelersburg, Ohio

                  grandchildren,  Adam (Nick) Vestor-Wright, Amber (Michael) Sciscoe,

                                           Bryan (Jenn) Johnson, Heather Penrose, Latosha Johnson,

                                           Aaron Johnson, Dylan Johnson, Shayla Johnson,

                                           Sabrinalee Johnson, and Paige Penrose

                                             15 great-grandchildren

                             siblings,  Brenda Smith, Akron, Ohio

                                            Joy (Danny) Sloane, Streator, Illinois

                                            Betty (Robert) Schaffers of Remlap, Alabama

                                             Aaron Taylor of Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Her parents and three grandchildren preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 18, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Darin Bowlen officiating.  Burial will be in Talbott Cemetery.  Friends and family are invited to gather at the Mitchell Community Center following the service.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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8 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Tonya (Johnson) Carroll | Medora, Indiana
    Date: December 15, 2021
    I love you dearly Mom. You will forevermore be in my heart and thoughts. Rest easy
  2. Guest: Shirley L Terrell | MITCHELL
    Date: December 15, 2021
    So sorry for your loss Danny. My heart hurts for you. You will be in my prayers.
  3. Guest: Ashley Grubbs | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: December 14, 2021
    I'm sorry for your loss! I loved taking care of Janet in her last months, I will always remember her smile and her heart of gold. She will be missed
  4. Guest: Lewis & Heidi Johnson | Terre Haute, In
    Date: December 14, 2021
    Mamma, you are so very missed. We will honor you by keeping our joyful memories of you alive. You are an amazing woman who always looked out for and tried to take care of others, even in your own struggles. You are larger than life Janet Ann Bishop and will alwaysbe remembered that way. We couldn't have asked for a better woman to have guided us on our own life's journey. Loving you always Mamma.
  5. Guest: Connie clemons childers | Hartselle al
    Date: December 14, 2021
    So glad she did well and surrounded by so many children and love from family. Sorry for your loss.
  6. Guest: Marla melton salazar | Mitchell In
    Date: December 14, 2021
    Danny so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers Marla Melton Salazar
  7. Guest: Betty Taylor | Remlap AL
    Date: December 13, 2021
    Janet is my oldest sister. I will miss you. I am glad that you are not suffering anymore.
  8. Guest: Tammy Wright | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: December 13, 2021
    I love you very much mom.You were our glue.