Nora Bishop Dent
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Nora Bishop Dent
  • September 2, 1938 - February 24, 2017
  • Cartersville, Georgia

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Mrs. Nora Bishop Dent of Cartersville passed away on February 24, 2017, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Dent was born on September 2, 1938, to the late Louise and John V. Bishop of White and was a lifelong member of Wofford's Cross Roads Baptist Church where she served faithfully as a Sunday School teacher, Church Clerk, Vacation Bible School Director, President of the Baptist Women and choir member.
Mrs. Dent was an honor graduate of Cass High School, received her Bachelor's Degree in English from Mercer University and her Master's Degree in Business Education form the George Peabody College for Teachers (now part of Vanderbilt University). She retired from the Cartersville City School System after a 30-year teaching career. Following her retirement, Mrs. Dent devoted her time to caring for her elderly parents, precious grandchildren and serving her church.
Mrs. Dent is survived by her husband of 55 years, Bill Dent; her children, Laura Morgan, Libby (John) Dodge and John (Camille) Dent; grandchildren, Katherine (Dustin) Wallraven, Emily (Chris) Fowler, Caroline Dent, Andrew Kennedy, Jack Dodge, Maggie Dent and Laura Dodge; great-grandson, John Robert Wallraven; brother, Jerry (Regina) Bishop and his children, Janis Bishop and Jerry (Marie) Bishop, and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, February 27, 2017, 4:00 p.m., at Wofford's Cross Roads Baptist Church, White, GA, with Rev. Richard Brown and Rev. Keith Dempsey officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 26, 2017, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Owen Funeral Home, Cartersville, GA.
Pallbearers include: Andrew Kennedy, Jack Dodge, Dustin Wallraven, Chris Fowler, Noah Bishop and Shawn Dela Cruz.
The family would like to express special appreciation to the residents and staff of Tranquility of Cartersville for their love and care.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave condolences for the family.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA, has charge of the funeral arrangements.