Betty Jean Derrick Bishop, 90, of Newberry, widow of Judson Bishop, died Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Springfield Place.
Born on June 3, 1929 in Little Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Ernest Wilbur and Annie Halfacre Derrick. Mrs. Bishop was a graduate of Newberry College and was retired from the Newberry County School District. She was a member of First Baptist Church and had volunteered as a Newberry Opera House Ambassador.
She is survived by a son, Judson W. “Bill” Bishop, Jr. of Newberry; grandchildren, Luke (Tiffanie) Bishop and Carlyn (Matt) Plaster and great-grandchildren, Hunter Bishop, Salem Plaster and Harper Bishop. Mrs. Bishop was predeceased by a daughter, Suzanne Bishop and a sister, Carolyn Floyd.
A private graveside service will be held at Newberry Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Dr. Albert Allen. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1741, Greenwood, SC 29648.