Beverly Wright Biedenharn

Published 2:47 pm Friday, May 10, 2024

Beverly Wright Biedenharn peacefully passed away while surrounded by family Wednesday, May 8, at the Vicksburg Convalescent Home at the age of 75.

She was the daughter of the late Albert Sidney Wright and Mary Drucilla Wright. She attended Jett school and would become a devoted wife and mother.

She loved cooking for her family and friends and enjoyed gardening, especially with her flowers.

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Beverly was raised in Grace Baptist Church, but would later become a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Clifford Wilson Biedenharn; and six siblings, Lorine Wright McRaney, Margie Wright, Albert Sidney Wright Jr., J.W. Wright, Everett Wright, and Billie Gene Wright.

Beverly is survived by her daughters, Jowilla Biedenharn Secoy (Adam) and Tracey Biedenharn Wade (Ben); her sons, Herman Biedenharn Jr. (Karen) and Brent Shaw Biedenharn; eight grandchildren, Ali Biedenharn, Laura Reagan Logue, Emily Biedenharn, Kate Secoy, Hannah Biedenharn McLendon (Preston), Olivia Biedenharn, Indiana Biedenharn, and Ethan Secoy. She is also survived by her sisters, Helen Luckett Shiers, Emma Gossen and Lilly Biedenharn.

Pallbearers are as follows: Indy Biedenharn, Ethan Secoy, Warner Biedenharn, Tim Wright, Bill Wright, Sydney Luckett, Jerry Luckett, Andy Wright, Danny Wright, Ronnie Gossen, Brien David Biedenharn, Clifford Biedenharn, Adam Secoy, and Ben Wade.

Honorary Pallbearers are as follows: Joe Baladi, Brent Barfield, Brian Breithaupt, David Biggar, De Ferguson, Jerry Derivaux, Kette Dornbusch, John Kavanaugh, Jay Hopson, Stacey Sizemore, Steve Smith, Scott Hosemann,  Greg Gussio, and Mike Moses.

Services will be held at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home, 5000 Indiana Ave. Monday, May 13, with visitation from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. and services beginning at 1 p.m.