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Ann Woods Cutchins
Ann Woods Cutchins

Ann Woods Cutchins, 91, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Westminster-Canterbury, Virginia Beach. Mrs. Cutchins was born on January 21, 1925, in Lewistown, Pa., to the late William J. Woods and Myrtle Sebrell Woods. She was the widow of Clifford A. Cutchins III and was also preceded in death by her son, William W. Cutchins (Caroline); brother, William J. Woods Jr.; and sister; Margaret Woods Davis.

Ann attended Madeira High School and Sarah Lawrence College. She was a member of  the First Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach, Garden Club of America, The Norfolk Garden Club, The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia and The Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration on Independence (the Rev. John Knox Witherspoon, sixth president of Princeton University).

Survivors include her sons, Clifford A. Cutchins IV (Jane) and Cecil V. Cutchins (Anne); grandchildren, Sarah C. Ewing (Charles), Ann Woods Cutchins, William W. Cutchins Jr. (Alexis), Caroline C. Boyd (David), Elizabeth C. Messick (Jason), Cecil V. Cutchins Jr. (Leslie), Allison C. Watson (John) and Clifford A. Cutchins V; and 14 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Cynthia Gayda, Creselda Bautista, Hara Mae Brutsche, Edna Barrogo, Mary Cole Morris and Yshi Cavero for their love and compassionate care of our mother.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 24, at Poplar Spring Cemetery in Franklin. A memorial service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at First Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach with Dr. Albert G. Butzer III officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Chesapeake Bay Academy, or one’s charity of choice.

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