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WALDO - Georgia A. Bishop, 16, passed away unexpectedly January 29, 2015, at a Bangor hospital. She was born November 24, 1998, in Lake City, Florida, the daughter of Jeffery and Wendy (Yates) Bishop.

Georgia was in her sophomore year at Mt. View High School. She was a loving and caring soul who brought great joy and happiness to her family and friends. Georgia's kindness and compassion touched each person in her life and made them feel loved. She enjoyed drawing, music, hunting, hiking, swimming, playing with her brother and sister, and spending time with her friends.

In addition to her mother, Wendy Bishop of Waldo, and her father, Jeffery Bishop of Unity; she is survived by her sister, Sydney Bishop; and brother, Jeffery Bishop Jr., both of Unity and Waldo; grandmothers, Deborah Stabbe of Brooks, Gail Johnson of Adel, GA; a grandfather, Mike Yates of Clearmont, FL; various aunts, uncles, and cousins in Maine, Georgia, and Florida; and close family friends, Carrie and Steve Bennet and their children of Freedom.

A service of remembrance will be held 2 PM, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at the Knox Ridge Baptist Church, 115 Knox Ridge North, Knox, with Pastor John Tabor, officiating, with a reception to follow service at the church. Gifts in her memory may be sent to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 120 Wall Street, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10005.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  January 31, 2015
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