Margaret Bishop

Margaret Ann Bishop (Shanks)

Monday, November 29th, 1937 - Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Margaret Ann Bishop, 82, of Weston, MO died on Monday, May 4th, 2020 at her home .

Private family graveside services and burial will be in Mt. Bethel Cemetery. Per Margaret’s request no visitation will be held, but a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date when family and friends may be able to gather together at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Weston Community Church of the Nazarene and may be sent in care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, 800 Kansas Ave, Atchison KS 66002 who is handling the arrangements. Condolences and remembrances to the family maybe left online at

Margaret A. Shanks was born on Nov. 29th, 1937 in Platte County, MO the daughter of Virgil and Merriam (Farmer) Shanks-Lykins. Margaret had worked a few places but considered herself as a housewife and homemaker. She was a very active member of the Weston Community Church of the Nazarene, was a member of the West Platte Extension Club, the Senior Citizens Group, Weston, and was active helping with the Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Child program. Margaret loved to travel, spend time in her flower garden and was especially known for her cooking, and especially fried chicken. She loved to spend time with her family, friends and church family.

She was married to Roy Bishop on Oct. 31, 1964 in St. Joseph, MO. Roy preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 2005. Her parents , husband, four brothers, two sisters also preceded her in death. Survivors include a son Jeff and his wife Angie Bishop, Weston, MO, two grandchildren; Preston A. and Amelia Bishop, Weston, two sister-in-laws, Ann Brewer, St. Joseph, MO and Margaret Bishop, Rushville, MO and several nieces and nephews and many friends, and church family.
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    Weston Community Church of the Nazarene
    19495 H Highway
    WESTON, MO 64098
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    Celebration of LIfe Service at a later date when family and friends may gather together.
  • Interment

    Mt. Bethel Cemetery
    Address not given
    Weston, MO 64098
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    Private Family Graveside Service and Burial


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Amy Clark

Posted at 02:02pm
Jeff, Angie & Family . . . so sorry for the loss of your mother. I know the loss is extremely painful, but so thankful that you have eternity with her and our heavenly Father to look forward to. Love you guys, please let us know we can do anything at all. God bless, Kenn, Amy and Dakota

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