We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center
Margaret Kathleen Bishop, age 101, of Crab Orchard, WV died on Thursday, May 26th, 2022 at her home, after a long illness. "Kathleen" was born at Carswell, (McDowell County) WV on March 3, 1921, to the late Floyd and Pearl Burks Richards. She was preceded in death by a son, Harless (Eugene), her parents, her husband of sixty-five years, Harless G. Bishop, and brothers Elmer, Homer, Floyd, Jr., Ernest R and Thomas Richards; daughter-in-law, Leona (Morgan) Bishop, granddaughter, Patricia Lane, and grandson, Brian Bishop. She is survived by two sons, Raymond of Crab Orchard, WV. Alvin (Patsy) Bishop, of Beaver WV, a daughter, Charlotte Smith of Roanoke, VA, and a daughter-in-law, Noka Bishop, Roanoke, VA, nine grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren. A service for Margaret will be held at Melton Mortuary Chapel on Sunday, May 29th at 2:00 pm. with Pastor Kenneth Parent officiating. Friends and family may gather at the funeral home from 1:00 pm. until service time. She will be laid to rest at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens on Tuesday at 10 am. The family would like to praise Hospice of Southern West Virginia for the kind and loving care they provided Kathleen.