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Frances Bishop Burkhart

July 9, 1938 — March 19, 2024

Claudville

Frances Bishop Burkhart

Mrs. Frances Bishop Burkhart, age 85, of Claudville, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday evening, March 19, 2024, at Sovah Martinsville Hospital.   Mrs. Burkhart was born in Ararat Virginia, on July 9, 1938, to the late Willie Franklin and Mary Velma Culler Bishop.   She was a charter member of The Fellowship Church of Ararat, Virginia.  She was a loving wife, mother, and friend to the many that were blessed to have known her.  Mrs. Burkhart had resided most recently at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection.  She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie Overby and Ricky, Doris Isaac and Charles; grandchildren and their spouses, Andrew Overby and Michelle, Kyle Overby and Jenna, Casey Thomas and Caleb, Sabra White and Cole Slate, Destiny White and Craig; great-grandchildren, Lance, Alyssa, and Ella Overby, Cayleigh Thomas and Easton Leonard; sister, Lois Arlene Pedigo; brothers and sisters-in-law, Willie Richard Bishop and Verlie, Alva Leonard Bishop and Barbara Ann; several nieces and nephews.   In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years, Fred Burkhart.   Funeral services will be held Friday, March 22, 2024, 2 PM, at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy, with the Rev. Mark Collins officiating.  The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy, from 1 PM until time of the service.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Fellowship Church, PO Box. 80, Ararat, Virginia 24053.  Moody’s of Mount Airy is respectfully serving the Burkhart family.
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