Brenda Lea Bishop, 69, of Sandusky, passed away early Saturday morning, November 14, 2020, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.
Born on July 27, 1951, in Delaware, OH the daughter of Charles Herbert and Lois Fern (Wampler) Norris. She was a 1970 graduate of Sandusky High School. Over the years, she had been a waitress for many years at the Griffing Sandusky Airport and later went on to be manager at Sally's Beauty Supply. She will be remembered by her family for her love of shopping (at the local stores or Home Shopping) and being a true social butterfly, especially through her travels on the Sandusky Transit. Brenda loved her family and her many friends. In years past, she also bartended for a variety of bars and clubs in the local area.
Brenda was a member of the First Christian Church, a Past Matron of Singara Grotto and a member of the Red Hat Society.
She is survived by her father, Charles 'Chuck' Norris of Sandusky; two sons, David Bishop of Sandusky and Jeff Bishop of Ingleside, IL; a granddaughter, Megan Davis of Elyria; and many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her family, Debera (Howard) Holley of Lake Havasu, AZ, Sandra (Rocky) McCullough, Stephen (Kelley) Herriott, Karen (Curtis) Narin, Paul (Vickie) Herriott and Pamela Phipps; and many nieces and nephews.
Brenda was preceded in death by her mother, Lois Norris; her stepmother, Mary Catherine "Katie" Norris; and two brothers, Richard A. "Rick" and Charles "David" Norris.
It was Brenda's wish to be cremated. The family will receive friends on Monday, Nov 23, from 11:00 am until time of the memorial service at 1:00 pm at the First Christian Church, 3410 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky with Rev. Donald B. Spurlock officiating. Due to the COVID-19 health concerns, wearing of face masks (they will be available) and social distancing will be mandatory. If you are uneasy about attending, please feel free to leave a message to the family on our website.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to First Christian Church, 3410 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to Cancer Services of Erie County, 505 E. Perkins Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Arrangements are entrusted to the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.
Your memories and words of comfort may be shared with Brenda's family at davidfkoch.com.
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