Helen M. (Rush) Hupp, 90, of Zanesville, slowly and peacefully passed away at 12:50 p.m. Sunday, February 6, 2011 at the Willow Haven Care Center. She was born January 28, 1921, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late William Martin and Clara Louisa Wells Rush. During her 90 years, she was a member of the Coburn United Methodist Church and also attended the North Terrace Church of Christ. Helen was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #485. Helen was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother and a friend to anyone she came in contact with. She will be missed by many.
Surviving are a daughter, Cindy Hupp (John) Stiverson of Zanesville; 5 grandchildren, Trever Hupp of Vermilion, OH, Khali Stiverson (Ryan) Thogmartin and Cody Stiverson, both of Zanesville, Courtney Stiverson (Matthew) Farley of Sumter, SC and Khloe Stiverson of Zanesville; 4 great grandchildren, Hannah and Hunter Hupp, both of Tiffin, OH, Kihryn and Kwynce Thogmartin, both of Zanesville; a brother, Howard Rush of Jacksonville, FL; and a niece, Clara Lou McDaniel of Gahanna, OH.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul E. Hupp, who died July 10, 1997; a son, Daniel Hupp; three brothers, Albert, Emmett and Donald Rush; two sisters, Louella England and Mary Rush; and a nephew, Bill Rush.
Friends and family may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the funeral home with Mr. William Meaige officiating. Helen will be laid to rest next to her husband in Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice-Morrison House, 713 Forest Ave., Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
To send a note of condolence, a sympathy card or comfort food to the Hupp family: www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com
Her greatest reward in life was being a wife, mother, grandmother and a â€œGrammie Great.â€