Elizabeth Riddelle "Dee" "Booba" Hupp Richard, age 87, of Strasburg, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013, at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, Woodstock.
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A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Friday at Strasburg Christian Church with Rev. Geneal Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Strasburg.
Mrs. Richard was born May 19, 1925 in Strasburg, a daughter of the late David Lee and Lucy Elizabeth Riddelle Hupp, Sr.
She was a member of Strasburg Christian Church and was a farmer. During World War II, she worked in a steel mill in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania doing her part for the war effort. She was the wife of the late Benjamin Clark Richard, Sr.
Surviving are her son, B. Clark Richard, Jr. and wife Beverly Ann of Elgin, South Carolina; her daughter, Anita Elizabeth Richard of Strasburg; two sisters, Janie L. Mowery and Sally Jo Hupp, both of Strasburg; her brother, Dennis L. Hupp and wife Donna of Strasburg; five grandchildren, Danyielle Hall, Staci Biggs, Sonja Bragg, Kelsie Diehl and Paul Diehl, IV; six great-grandchildren, Nathan Olinger, Brandon Biggs, Oliva Biggs, Hayley North, Ryan North and Tyson Bragg.
Mrs. Richard was preceded in death by three brothers, R.G. "Butch" Hupp, Charles Kenneth Hupp and David Lee Hupp, Jr.
Pallbearers will be David Hupp, John Tatum, Taylor Jenkins, Carroll Estep, Ethan Jenkins, and David Artz. Honorary pallbearers will be Harold-O Updyke, Benny Beeler, and Wayno Updyke.
The family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg on Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will meet at the church at 10:30 a.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to Strasburg Christian Church, P.O. Box 581, Strasburg, VA 22657 or
, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1005, Washington, D.C. 20036-4104.
Condolences may be sent to www.stoverfuneralhome.com
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2013