Obituary of Beverly S. Harris
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Beverly Harris on August 23, 2022
Beverly Sheriff was born in Belmond, IA on April 21, 1937. She attended a one-room school house until her sophomore year in high school. After graduating from high school, she went on to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Iowa State University.
In 1968, she married Harvey Harris, and together they went on to have 2 children, twins Paul and Mathew. Beverly was a wonderful and loving mother. She and Harvey gave their family much exposure to our nation by living in St. Louis, MO; Cherry Hill, NJ and Niantic, CT. In the ‘70s, Beverly obtained her Associates Degree in the exciting new world of Computer Programming, which lead the family moving to, and making their forever home in Herndon. After settling in Herndon, and inspired by her children, she went on to obtain her Masters Degree in 1994.
In retirement, Beverly was very active in her community, especially with her church as a member of “The Top of the Hill” group, as well as any other areas she was asked to assist in. She volunteered at “The Closet”, a local charity, and various Republican events. Her passion though was her volunteer work at Wolf Trap in the Spring through Fall season.
Beverly was predeceased by her brother Bob Sheriff, husband Harvey and son Paul Harris. Beverly is survived by her son Mathew and wife Debra; daughter-in-law Jackie White Harris; beloved grandchildren, Jessica Harris Kuhnley, Robert Harris and David Cannon; and great granddaughter, Aurora Cannon.
The family would like to like to thank all those that assisted mom in her final years.