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Sadie F. Friley Bishop

January 1, 1948 ~ March 20, 2018 (age 70)

Sadie F. Bishop, 70, of Ashland, passed away, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

She was born Jan. 1, 1948, the daughter of the late Howard and Flossie Friley of Catlettsburg.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Valorie Hamilton and Imogene Moyer; a sister-in-law, McCletta Rice; her in-laws, Russell and Winnie Bishop; and a great-grandchild, McKenna Howard.

Sadie was formerly employed at Elder-Beerman in the shoe department. She was a homemaker who loved her family dearly.

Sadie was a former member of Louisa Church God, where she served as youth leader and sunday school teacher for many years. She also attended Catlettsburg Church of God, Gateway Church and Ashland Assembly of God.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Ronnie Bishop of Ashland; two daughters, Melissa (Lee) Bishop of Ashland and Ronda Nixon of Ashland; her son, Rusty Bishop and wife Michelle of Spring Hill, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, John, Darren, Shelby (Jordan), Roni, Bailey, Kaeli, Pacey, Colby, Ashbye, Jackie (PJ), Tiffany, Jack (Anna) and Olivia (Niles); five great-grandchildren, Nolan, Gavin, Braylynn, Avery, and Jacob; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and extended family who will miss her dearly.

The family would like to extend their deepest thanks to the staff at Woodland Oaks and Community Hospice Care Center for the wonderful care they gave Sadie.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the funeral home.

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