Bishop, Martha “Ruth”

Class of 1911

Birth: Nov. 6, 1891, Bamberg County, South Carolina
Death: Aug. 7, 1983

Barney William Hiers (1886 – 1965)

Ehrhardt Cemetery
Ehrhardt, Bamberg County, South Carolina, USA

Source:, # 43733223. 

State (Columbia, SC), August 9, 1983, p. 28.

Mrs. Hiers, Retired Teacher

Mrs. Martha Ruth Hiers, 91. widow of Barney W. Hiers, died Sunday.

Born in Bamberg County, she was a daughter of the late Henry C. And Hattie Copeland Bishop. She was a former teacher in North Carolina and a member of Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church, Ehrhardt.

Mrs. Hiers was a graduate of Mont Amoena Seminary of North Carolina.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Rae Abernethy of Hickory, N. C.; a son, B. Monroe Hiers of Bamberg; a sister, Mrs. Minnie B. Clayton of Ehrhardt; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church, with burial in Ehrhardt Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church.

Cooner Funeral Home of Bamberg is in charge.