Rossie “GaGa” Bishop
Rossie “GaGa” Bishop, 84, of Orange, died Saturday, Jan. 26, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Harvest Chapel Church in Orange with Pastor Ruth Burch officiating. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, at the church.
Born in Beaver Dam, Ky., on Sept. 4, 1928, Rossie was the daughter of Delbert Barnard and Carrie (Roeder) Barnard Burden. She moved to Orange in 1954. Rossie was a member of Harvest Chapel Church in Orange. She loved to spread the word of God to everyone. She loved crafts, painting, music, singing and cooking for her family. She also performed at different local churches and on occasion, even at Tuffy’s restaurant.
Rossie is survived by her husband, Ivan G. Bishop of Orange; daughters, Toni Copley and husband, Bobby, of Orange and Lana Bishop Drago and husband, Dominic, of Port Arthur; grandchildren, Dr. Summer Copley Langford and her husband, Bric, and Kit Gebauer and wife, Allison; step-grandchildren, Marci Dorsey and husband, Shane, Matthew Drago and wife, Pat. She was looking forward to the arrival of her first great-grandchild, Tuk Lee Langford.
She is also survived by her brother, Linnie Barnard and wife, Dale of Central City, Kentucky; and step-sister, Thelma Burden of Florida.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kit Gebauer, Dr. Bric Langford, Dr. Robert Copley, Johnathon Peterson, Dominic Drago and Tony Hucko.
Arrangements are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.