Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 18, 2013

Marvin Bishop Vanhoose - 1934-2013

FLATWOODS — Marvin Bishop Vanhoose, 78, of Flatwoods, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 17, 2013, at her residence.

She was born Dec. 6, 1934, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Charles Gus and Lora Elkins Bishop. She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Kenneth Vanhoose; two brothers; and four sisters.

Marvin was a member of Temple Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school, was a member of the church choir and served faithfully in many other capacities. She was a homemaker and a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her husband, B.J. Vanhoose of Flatwoods; daughters Teresa G. Hoepker of Obetz, Ohio, and Connie Jo Vanhoose of Flatwoods; sons Paul R. “Rusty” Vanhoose and wife Marsha of Flatwoods and John W. Vanhoose and fiancée Julie Baker of Russell; a brother, David Bishop of Columbus, Ohio; sisters Gladys Bishop of Columbus and Lorraine Clevenger and husband Henry of Carroll, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Brian C. Vanhoose, whom she raised, and wife Racheal of Lexington, Nick Hoepker, Charlie Hoepker, Jessica Parsley Webb and husband Jeremy, Jared Watson, Samantha Vanhoose and Kevin Vanhoose; three great-grandchildren, Camryn Vinson, Evangelina Hoepker and Lillie Webb; dear friends Martha and Harry Osborne of Flatwoods; and many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

The family would like to extend sincere thanks to Community Hospice, and especially Mallory Brown, for the excellent care Marvin received during her final days.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Temple Baptist Church by Pastor James E. Pridemore and Pastor Ben Gentile. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today, April 19, 2013, and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland.

Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.

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