Thought maybe someone might need this since there are so many Osborne's and Bishop's in Pike and surrounding counties.
From the Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004 "Rocky Mount Telegram" newspaper, Rocky Mount, NC
GRACE RUTH OSBORNE, 83, died Sunday, October 10, 2004. Born in Lee County, Va.She was the daughter of the late William Jessie and Virgie Miller Bishop.She was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Lloyd Osborne.Mrs. Osborne attended Aenon Baptist Church.She is survived by sons, Dale Osborne of Elm City, Ronald L. Osborne of Rocky Mount; sister, Thelma Surgener of Duffield, VA; brothers, Paul and Eugene Bishop, both of Kingsport, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jason Osborne of Elm City, Candice Byrd of Elm City, Ryan Osborne of Rocky Mount, Aaron Osborne of Rocky Mount, Kiana Wood of Elm City; great-grandson, Justin Byrd. A gathering to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 14, 2004, at Johnson Funerals and Cremations, Sunset . Ave., with the Rev. Steve Webb officiating. Burial at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Johnson Funerals and Cremations Wednesday evening from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Elm City Rescue, P.O. Box 9, Elm City, NC 27822 or the Wilson County Rescue, P.O. Box 3911, Wilson, NC 27853.