Ann Woods Cutchins

Published 2:22 pm Monday, June 20, 2016

VIRGINIA BEACH — Ann Woods Cutchins, 91, passed away on June 19, 2016, at Westminster-Canterbury in Virginia Beach.

Ann Woods Cutchins

Ann Woods Cutchins

Mrs. Cutchins was born on Jan. 21, 1925, in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, to the late William J. Woods and Myrtle Sebrell Woods. She was the widow of Clifford A. Cutchins III, and was preceded in death by her son, William W. Cutchins (Caroline); her brother, William J. Woods Jr.; and her sister, Margaret Woods Davis.

Ann attend Madeira High School and Sarah Lawrence College. Her memberships include the First Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach, The 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 of 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); her 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.

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

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

H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Laskin Road, is handling arrangements, and online condolences may be offered to the family at