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Allen F. Bishop February 16, 1948 - November 7, 2020

Allen F. Bishop, age 72 of Chadwick, Missouri left this earth to be with his Heavenly Father, early Saturday morning, November 7, 2020. His loving wife, Jeanette was by his side providing comfort. He was born February 16, 1948 in Oakland, Iowa the son of Richard and Bonnie (Clayton) Bishop. On August 14, 2014, Allen was united in marriage to Jeanette Hansen.

Allen was a God fearing, hard working and caring man. He loved God and faithfully attended Calvary Baptist Church of Ozark. Allen was also a multi talented man who enjoyed playing the piano, woodworking, making handcrafted tables, bookcases and attempted to make his own casket.

He always brought a great sense of humor to the world and was well-known for his authentic heart and faithfulness to others. He enjoyed being outdoors, raising cattle and traveling in his spare time. Allen was passionate about veterans and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy. During the Vietnam War, he served two tours of duty in Vietnam. His greatest joy was living life to the fullest with his adored wife and best friend, Jeanette. Allen loved his family and friends and will be sadly missed. The family sends heartfelt thanks to the Chadwick Volunteer Fire Department, Cox Paramedics and Christian County Sheriff’s Department.

Allen is survived by his loving wife, Jeanette; three daughters Shanna, Tammy and Ashley; brother David Bishop and wife Collette; other caring relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by a brother and sister.

Funeral services will be 9:30 A.M. Thursday, November 12, 2020 in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark with Pastor Troy Hull officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri. Visitation will be 6:00P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday evening in the funeral home.

On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com

Effective October 21, 2020 through December 31, 2020 the City of Ozark, Missouri issued a mask ordinance. A requirement to wear face coverings when in public, for the purpose of preventing or limiting the spread of COVID-19. Barnes Funeral Home is following the ordinance and recommend social distance guidelines. The family and staff thank you in advance, for your understanding during these difficult times.


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    Joanne Bruette says

    Lost a very good friend and best neighbor!! You will be missed my friend!! Condolence’s to Janette and family!! Love Dave, Jo and Kiley Bruette.♥️♥️

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    Cheryl Mitchell says

    Sending our love & prayers for you Jeanette….we will miss Allen…Mike & Cheryl Mitchell

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    Bill Owen says

    Since I have known them, my knees have never buckled when Harley and Lil Bit weren’t there to catch me before my hind end hit dirt. I love them both.

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    Shilah & Kevin Melvin says

    My dear sweet friend, I sure will miss you! I think back to the many memories I have with you over the years and it makes me smile. Prayers to you all. Love you Jeanette.

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    Robert Melton and Dawn Becker says

    We have lost our very good friend ! I always felt that he was as close as a family member not just a close friend. I intend to hold all the good things we got to do together in my heart forever. Our hearts go out to Jenett and family during this time of grief!

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    COL(R) Steve Koons says

    RIP Allen, you will be sadly missed but fondly remembered. Prayers from this foxhole for Jeanette and your family. “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:” 2 Timothy 4:7