Verna Chupp, 88, of Arcola, IL passed away at 3:00 AM on Friday, March 31, 2023 at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 9:00 AM on Monday, April 3, 2023 at the HCK West Building, one mile south of Arthur, IL. Bishop Ervin Miller will officiate. Burial will be in the Yoder Cemetery in rural Arthur, IL. Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Saturday, April 1, 2023 and from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, April 2, 2023 at the HCK West Building. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Verna was born on November 20, 1934 in Arcola, IL. She was a daughter of Jerry and Elizabeth (Mast) Otto. She married Melvin L. Chupp on October 9, 1958 in Arcola, IL, they lived in Holy Matrimony for 64 years.
She is survived by her husband, Melvin Chupp of Arcola, IL, six children, Phillip Chupp of Arcola, IL, Ernest Chupp and his wife Brenda of Mattoon, IL, Dorothy Kaufman and her husband Merle of Arthur, IL, Kenneth Chupp of West Morland, TN, Allen Chupp of Tuscola, IL and Louise Chupp of Arcola, IL, 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and three sisters-in-law, Ida Mae Otto, Mary Otto, and Martha Otto.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and nine brothers, Henry, Edward, Albert, Freeman, Simon, Fred, Melvin, Jerry Jr., and Alvin Otto, and one sister, Clara.
Verna was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.