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Anna Norene Cupp

September 11, 1940 — February 20, 2023

Sugar Grove, WV

Anna Norene (Eckard) Cupp, 82, of Sugar Grove, WV, passed away Monday, February 20, 2023 at Augusta Health.

She was born September 11, 1940 in Pendleton County, a daughter of the late Walter Edwin and Beulah Florence (Moats) Eckard.

Mrs. Cupp worked as a Cook Supervisor with Rockingham Memorial Hospital, several different nursing centers and ultimately retired from Ethan Allen.  Always proud of her community, she was a member of the former St. Michael’s Lutheran Church and wrote the Fleisher Run News for the Pendleton Times. She was a life-long fan of George Jones’ music and enjoyed watching General Hospital.  A friend to many, Anna loved emailing friends, eating out and socializing at lawn parties. Above all, Anna will be remembered as being very forgiving, thoughtful, and a caring person to all.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Harold Stuart Cupp of Sugar Grove; sons, Doug Botkin and wife, Sandra of Churchville, Va. and Michael Cupp and wife, Joyce of Dayton, Va.; grandchildren, Douglas Dean Botkin and wife, Brianna of Churchville, Va. and Wesley Cupp of Dayton, Va.; great-grandchildren, Lilly, Alex and Piper Botkin; brothers, Edwin “Ted”  Eckard of Fredericksburg, Va., and Everett “Butch” Eckard and wife, Martha of Catlett, Va.; sisters, Shirley Lohr and husband, June of Alexandria, Va. and Gloria Wood and husband, David of Mount Sidney, Va.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; as well as her special feline, Boots.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Bill Moats.

A graveside funeral will be held 11 a.m., Friday, February 24, 2023 in St. Michael’s Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Smith officiating.

Pallbearers will be Zack Eckard, Travis Petit, Kenny Puffenbarger, Wesley Cupp, Douglas D. Botkin and Dwayne Berry.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Thursday, February 23rd at Obaugh Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael’s Lutheran Church Cemetery Association, c/o Gary Sheffer, 627 Brushy Fork Road, Sugar Grove, WV 26815; or South Fork Rescue Squad, 10733 Sugar Grove Road., Sugar Grove, WV 26815.




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Thursday, February 23, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Friday, February 24, 2023

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