PHIPPSBURG — Amy E. Bishop, 43, of Clifford Rd. died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 at her home.

She was born in Changle, China on November 6, 1968 a daughter of Qiuyuan and Fengjin (Li) Li and was educated in the local schools there and graduated from Fujian Teachers University in China with her Bachelor’s Degree.

She taught at Sajing Middle School as an English Teacher before moving to the United States.

On August 2, 2005 she married Jay Bishop and was united with her husband here in December 2006.

Amy has worked at Hannaford’s in Topsham as a cashier since 2008. She also taught Chinese to the children at Woolwich Central School.

She was an active member of Small Point Baptist Church.

She loved spending time with her family, working in her rose garden, candies, reading, sitting at the beach, Bejewel game, and playing Spades with her husband and in laws.

Amy is survived by her husband of Phippsburg; her parents of China; her daughter, Shuning “Ann” Chen, of Phippsburg and currently attending University of Massachusetts in Amherst; two stepdaughters, April Bishop of Laconia, NH and Tabitha Bishop of Bath; a step- son, Paul Bishop of Brunswick; a sister, Aixian Li; and two brothers, Xiankai Li, Xiandi Li, all of China; father and mother in law, Ray and Diane Bishop Sr. of Sebasco Estates; six grandchildren, Mathis Cromptom, Isis Skoby, Angelo Sawler, Olivia Bishop, Tyler Stewart, and Darius Goulette.

Visiting hours will be Wednesday 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at David E. Desmond & Son Funeral Home, 638 High St., Bath. Funeral services will be held 4: 00 p. m. Thursday at Small Point Baptist Church, 1754 Main Rd., Phippsburg with visiting hours at the church from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made in Amy’s memory to The Small Point Baptist Church Memorial Fund. Condolences to Amy’s family may be expressed by visiting

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