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Elizabeth Anne Kuykendall, 88, of Patterson Creek Road, Reeses Mill, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at the Piney Valley Nursing Home, Keyser.
Born on Sept. 17, 1928, in Frostburg, the only child of the late Elizabeth (Neel) Cook and William C. Cook. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John Michael Kuykendall Sr. on June 17, 2007.
Mr. and Mrs. Kuykendall owned and operated the Kuykendall Bicentennial farm in Reeses Mill. They maintained a dairy herd for many years, later raised dairy replacement heifers and grew field corn and hay. She was an avid reader and greatly enjoyed her monthly meetings with her Allegany High School classmates, class of 1946. She was a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Pittsburgh Pirates fan.
Anne was a member of the Fort Ashby Presbyterian Church until its closing, and later of the Springfield Presbyterian Church. She was a Sunday school teacher and played the piano for the Fort Ashby Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her children, Carole Anne Junkins and husband, William E., Dry Run Road, Burlington, John Michael Kuykendall Jr. and his companion, Patricia Popp, of Keyser, and William Robert Kuykendall, at home; one grandson, William Frank Junkins and his companion, Karen Bean, of Fort Ashby. Anne is also survived by several Neel and Cook cousins; as well as by the extended Kuykendall family.
Friends may call at the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser, on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Markwood Funeral Home on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 1 p.m. with the Reverend Dr. Robert Edmunds and Pastor Linda Reece officiating.
Interment will follow in Johnson-Greenwell Cemetery, Reeses Mill.
The family requests that memorial donations in honor of Mrs. Kuykendall be made to the Johnson-Greenwell Cemetery Fund, C/O William R. Kuykendall, 875 Patterson Creek Road, Keyser, WV 26726.
Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left following Mrs. Kuykendall's obituary site at www.markwoodfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 3, 2017
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