Shirley Dean Biddle, of Dover, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, July 25, 2019, in the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford. She was 75.
She was a native Delawarean, born in Kent General Hospital on November 8, 1943 to the late Russell & Susie Dean. Shirley grew up in Bowers Beach where back in the 1950’s her parents had “ The Heartbreak Hotel “. She worked at Kirby & Holloway as a carhop and waitress, Betty’s Lunch Restaurant, and Playtex Family Products for 34 years, retiring in 2003.
Shirley was a member of the Harvest Years Senior Center, Frederica Senior Center, AARP, Delaware Agricultural Museum, and Camden-Wyoming Moose Lodge. She also enjoyed going to the Lillian Smith Senior Center, Frederica. She and her husband, Dallas also raised and showed polled Hereford cattle under their farm named “Brandy Acres”. She was an avid fan of the New York Yankees.
Shirley was a devout Christian who attended the Willow Grove Church of God, and the New Life Family Worship Center, who bought their farm.
In addition to her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Dallas Biddle; her sisters, Doris Pleasanton and Jacqueline Kaercher; nieces, Patricia Moyer and Kathryn Burnett; and her 5 German Shepherds Penny, Lady, Domino, TY, and Brandy.
Shirley is survived by a sister, Beverly Dean; a step-son, Dallas Biddle, Jr.,his children, Jason & Katherine Biddle; step-daughter, Teresa Carrow & husband, Robert, and their children, Matthew & wife, Courtney; Jacob & his wife, Mandy; her special grandchildren, Nate & Olivia and her husband, Joe; 7 stepgreat-grandsons, nephew James Dean, nieces, Debra Morris, Lida Ann Villaneueva, Shirley Pennington, Tonya Smith, and Tamilyn Wyatt; and a special great-niece, Rustisue Dean, along with several great nieces & nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, August 1, 2019, in the New Life Family Worship Center, 226 Worship Lane, Camden, DE; where family and friends may view 2 hours before. Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden. Condolences may be sent to www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
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