Beverly Ann Biddle, 69, Kirklin, passed away on Wednesday evening, July 21, 2021 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville.
Born April 28, 1952 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of the late Donald Edward and Della (Mundy) Kenworthy.
She was a 1969 graduate of Cascade High School in Clayton. She went on to earn her Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Ivy Tech.
On Sept. 5, 1970, she married George Biddle.
For 18 years BMrs. Biddle was the Business Manager for the Sheridan Healthcare Center. For her, the job was much more than just keeping the day-to-day operations in check, she found that it was also a wonderful opportunity to be an advocate for the residents. They always knew that Mrs. Biddle would be in their corner, as both a champion and as a friend, whenever they needed her. She retired from Sheridan Healthcare Center in 2009.
Mrs. Biddle was dedicated to her job, but she was equally dedicated to her time off. She enjoyed cross stitching and fussing over her flowers, but hitting the road looking for the next piece(s) for one of her collections was what truly made her day. Like any dedicated athlete, you train for your sport, and shopping was no different. She took full advantage of her membership to the Frankfort YMCA, where she participated in the Sparklers programs. Her training helped keep her on the go. Constantly on the go (and always in need of a new set of tires). Well, collectors collect, and half of the fun is setting out to find the next acquisition. Mrs. Biddle had a huge basket collection, mostly Longaberger. This collection seemed to elicit many, many trips to the Dresden, Ohio area over the years. She was also an avid collector of model trains. One of the best things about being a collector isn’t just the size of their collection, but the stories you get to tell about the great deals you got on some of your pieces. She was a garage sale aficionado if ever there was one. A vast majority of her treasures came in the form of yard sale finds that would usually make people just shake their heads in disbelief and think “How come I never find stuff like that?” She was an active member of the Clinton County Home Ec. Club.
Family was also a very important part of her life. She was a loving wife and mother, and the family event planner, but she was also the best supporter, cheerleader and super fan a family could ask for. She loved traveling with her son, supporting him at the various horse pulls where they were competing. If you are going to watch a horse pull, you might as well do it from the best seat in the house, and that is exactly what she did. Beverly could often be found at the microphone in the announcer’s booth, calling the action.
Survivors include her loving husband, George Biddle; two sons, George K. (Patricia), Biddle and Travis Wade Biddle, both of Kirklin; two grandchildren, Holli (Nathan) Russ and Heidi (Bradley) Rasmus; a brother, Ronald Kenworthy of Denver, Ind.; sisters, Kathy Brewer and Donna (Steve) Gorbertt, both of Greencastle; sister-in-law, Darlene Kenworthy; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Marsha Kenworthy; and brother, Donald Kenworthy, Jr.
Services are scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday evening, July 25, 2021, at Kercheval Funeral Home, 306 E. 10th St. in Sheridan. Family and friends may pay their respects from 4 p.m. until the time of service. Pastor Jeremy Turner will be officiating.