Shoup, Ann Cornwall

Dedicated To Social Justice And Had A Quick Wit And Joyful Spirit

  • Saturday, December 9, 2023
Ann Cornwall Shoup
Ann Cornwall Shoup

Ann Cornwall Shoup died on December 7, 2023, at the age of 78.

Ann was born in Buffalo, New York on June 28, 1945. She attended Antioch College, in Ohio, where she met and later married her college sweetheart James Ashworth Shoup. The newlyweds moved to Signal Mountain, Tennessee where they started their family of three boys.

Ann was dedicated to social justice and participated in multiple marches, demonstrations and sit-ins to fight racism and promote equal rights for all. She stood steadfast against any sign of bigotry. Additionally, she was an avid animal rights supporter and loved all animals.

Ann was known for her joyful spirit, quick wit, her immense pride of her grandchildren and for her unyielding belief in always standing up for what is right. Her children are eternally grateful for all of the strength, wisdom and love she provided throughout her life.

Ann was preceded in death by her husband, James Shoup. Ann is survived by her sons, Scott Shoup (Mindi), Chris Shoup (Sara) and Mark Bradley-Shoup (Kelli); grandchildren, Oliver Bradley-Shoup, Emmaline Bradley-Shoup, Annabelle Shoup, Hope Wagoner and her sister, Linda Cornwall.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at Lane Funeral Home, at 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415.

In lieu of flowers please send donations in her honor to the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga or the Nature Conservancy.

Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home Ashland Terrace,, 423 877-3524.

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