J. T. Bishop, 80, retired dairy farmer on Shore
J. Tilghman Bishop, a retired dairy and feed grain farmer, died Thursday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Winona Farm on the Wye River in Carmichael.
The 80-year-old Carmichael native farmed there from 1935 until his retirement about eight years ago.
A 1929 graduate of the Centreville High School, he earned a degree in agriculture in 1933 at the University of Maryland, and worked for two years at the Federal Land Bank in Baltimore for two years before starting his farming career.
He was a former treasurer of the Wye of Carmichael UniteMethodist Church, a charter member of the Chesapeake Ruritan Club and a member of the boards of the Denton Production Credit Bank, the Queen Anne's County Soil Conservation District and the Queen Anne's County Farm Bureau. He was also a member of the Maryland Farm Bureau.
He traveled extensively and often had foreign guests, exchange students and people he met at his home.
Services were set for 2 p.m. today at the Wye of Carmichael United Methodist Church in Carmichael.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, the former Helen Harner; a son, Charles Tilghman Bishop of Carmichael; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Bishop of Easton; two sisters, Miriam Bishop Dean and CatherineBishop Cantrell of Centreville, and a granddaughter.
The family suggested contributions to the Wye of CarmichaeUnited Methodist Church or the Queen Anne's County Free Library in Centreville.
Peggy Stewart Williams, an avid horsewoman who once wrote a society column for the Baltimore News-American, died Friday of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
Mrs. Williams, who was 87, was born in Baltimore and lived iEccleston, in western Batlimore County. She attended secondary school in Farmington, Conn.
She enjoyed riding horses and was a member of thGreenspring Garden Club. Mrs. Williams also was a volunteer at GBMC and Pickersgill, a retirement community in Towson. About 30 years ago, Mrs. Williams wrote a society column for the old News-American newspaper.
Her husband was the late Richard Williams.
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Thomas Church on St. Thomas Lane in Garrison.
Mrs. Williams is survived by four nephews, C. Van Lueve Stewart, Cary McHenry Stewart, J. McHenry Gillet, all of Baltimore, and Warren Emerson Stewart, of San Antonio.