Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, August 13, 2019 – Volume XX, Issue No. 15

Gary Michael Bishop

1957 – 2019

A funeral service for Gary Michael Bishop, 62, of Emory, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 15, at Emory Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Elm Cemetery.

Mr. Bishop died suddenly on Monday, August 12, 2019. He was born in Sulphur Springs, on March 22, 1957, to Marshall and Mary Ola Asbill Bishop. He followed the Lord in baptism at around the age of 10, in a stock pond in Emory and has been a lifetime member of Elm Baptist Church. He graduated from Rains High School in 1975, where he loved to play football. He went on to take two years of classes at Tyler Junior College.

On January 10, 2006, he married Teresa Kay Lee in Emory. He was a dairyman for over 20 years. He then retired after 20 years as County Commissioner for Rains County Precinct 3. For the last six years he drove a truck for Gaston Sanitation. Mr. Bishop loved Jesus and his family more than anything.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Bishop of Emory; sister, Hilda Bishop Ellison and husband Rick of Emory; brother, Homer Bishop and wife Kathy of Richmond; daughter, Lacey Boyd and husband Chuck, currently stationed in Italy; son, Lyndon Bishop of Middletown, Conn.; children, Jamie Hailey, Chris Wright and wife Michelle, and Ashley Wright; grandchildren, Taylor, Kayte, Riley, C.J., Rylee, Tinsley, Hays, and Keaton; great-granddaughter, Brooklynn; many special nieces and nephews; and numerous other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and mother-in-law, Rosa Lee.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory. Donations in his memory may be made to Elm Cemetery c/o Linda Terry 1350 RS County Road 3425, Brashear, TX 75420. An online guestbook is available at www. wilsonorwoskyfuneralhome.com.


Anthony Lavincent Lewis

1987 – 2019

A memorial service for Anthony Lavincent Lewis was held on August 10, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel in Emory.

Mr. Lewis died unexpectedly on August 6, 2019. He was born on September 7, 1987, in Greenville, to Anthony Wayne and Belinda Carol Childs Lewis.

He was a Christian and was baptized at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Caddo Mills at a young age. He graduated from Rains High School Class of 2006, where he had the nickname “Big Time.” He took two years of classes at Tyler Junior College.

His nine-year-old son, Isaiah, was the most important person in his life. He loved Isaiah more than words can say, he brought so much joy to his life. Mr. Lewis coached softball and loved sports of all kinds. He was a huge fan of the Texas Longhorns.

Mr Lewis worked in construction, truck driving, as a store clerk, etc. He was a very smart young man and a jack-of-all-trades. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Mr. Lewis is survived by his parents; sister, Tawana Taylor of Dallas; son, Isaiah Lewis of Terrell; grandparents, Royce and Jannie Stephens; and numerous other loving family and friends.

He was preceded by his grandparents, John and Bernice Childs, and Clearnest Lewis.

A guestbook is available at www.wilsonorwoskyfuneral home.com.