COVINGTON - Miriam Edna Kenworthy, 88, of Covington, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at her home. She was born in Piqua on Nov. 7, 1924, to the (late) George Raymond & Grace (Bodemiller) Ebberts; a graduate of Covington High School, class of 1942; lifelong service and retired owner of Ebberts Field Seeds, Inc. of Covington; and lifelong member of Covington Church of the Brethren.
Preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Bryan Kenworthy; and sister, Betty Suber.
Miriam is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Joseph Benjamin Kenworthy; four sons, Dale and Jane Ann Kenworthy of Covington, Dr. William and Sharon Kenworthy of Greenbelt, Md., Paul and Darlene Kenworthy of Covington, Fred and Cindy Kenworthy of Pleasant Hill; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Howard Suber of Fletcher and his children, John Suber and Janet Fulton; other relatives and many dear friends.
Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Covington Church of the Brethren with Pastor Michael Yingst officiating. Interment Highland Cemetery, Covington. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockerfraley.com
The family would like to thank all of Miriam's caregivers from the Brethren Home and Hospice of Miami County. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, Covington Church of the Brethren or Brethren Home Community Services.