Bachelor, University Texas, El Paso, 1942. Master of Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1953.
Reporter Hollywood (California) Citizen-News, 1942-1943. In advertising and public relations New Orleans, 1943-1948. Texas state young people's secretary Woman's Missionary Union, Dallas, 1953-1956.
Teacher Plainview (Texas) High School, 1963-1980. Instructor Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, 1957-1960, 81-83. Freelance writer, from 1960.
State vice president Woman's Missionary Union of Texas, Dallas, 1980-1984, state president, 1984-1988, national vice president, 1984-1988.
(Book by Bishop, Amelia)
Married J. Ivyloy Bishop, December 18, 1955. Children: Dan, Judith.