Wilma Bishop-Powell

Published 5:20 pm Friday, July 12, 2019

UNITY — Wilma Bishop-Powell went to be with her Father in heaven on July 12, 2019.

Wilma Bishop-Powell

Wilma lived her entire life in Unity, Virginia. She was a devoted mother, loving wife, longtime member of Rock Church, and friend to all who knew her.

She was a 1974 graduate of Southampton High School, and had retired from BB&T after 30 years in the banking industry.

Wilma was predeceased by her father, Elliot Story, and her sister, Valerie Morris.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Norris Powell; mother, Avis Story; son, Dylan Bishop (Donna); daughter, Danielle Caulder; granddaughters, Tiffany Caudler, Kateland Caulder, Harley Bishop; great-grandson, Mason Griffin; brother, Doug Story (Pamela); brother-in-law, Allan Morris; seven nieces and nephews; and two great-nephews.

The celebration of Wilma’s life will be in Rock Church of Franklin on Monday, July 15, at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin on Sunday, July 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Americanbrainfoundation.org.