Let the memory of Evelyn be with us forever
  • 79 years old
  • Born on July 28, 1932 .
  • Passed away on December 31, 2011 .

Mrs. Evelyn Newbury Cushman, 79 year old resident of LaGrange, died Saturday, December 31, 2011, in Atlanta.

Mrs. Cushman was born, Wednesday, July 28, 1932, in Lewistown, Montana, the daughter of the late David and Gertrude Housel Newbury. She worked as a secretary at LaGrange High School for 15 years. Mrs. Cushman was a dedicated member and supporter of Curves in LaGrange, a volunteer at Callaway Gardens and was very active working with Meals On Wheels. She was a faithful member of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in West Point. Mrs. Cushman was known for generous sharing of “Vitamin H”, her hugs, with all that knew her.

Mrs. Cushman was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald “Dick” Cushman and 2 siblings. She is survived by her daughter: Kim Cushman and Kelly Cushman, both of LaGrange, and Susan (Robby) Stripling of Cordele; her son: David Cushman of Auburn, California; 4 grandchildren: Cory and Cody Stripling of Cordele, Hailey Cushman of Auburn, California and Trenton Cushman of LaGrange; 2 sisters: Joyce Silva of Clayton, California and Bobby Sparks of Modesto, California; and several nieces and nephews.

A Requiem Mass will be held for Mrs. Evelyn Newbury Cushman, Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM EST from St. Andrew’s Anglican Church with The reverend Michael V. Church officiating. The family will greet friends Tuesday, January 3, 2012, from 4:00 PM EST until 6:00 PM EST at McCarthy Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to Nazareth House, 185 Captain’s Cove Drive, Taylorsville, Kentucky, 40071 or to Meals On Wheels, 140 Ragland Street, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240.                                   

Professional services provided by McCarthy Funeral Home Inc. in West Point Georgia. http://www.Mccarthyfuneralhomeinc.com

Posted by (McFH) Administrator on 14th January 2012
Susan Leger-Boike lit a candle at 2012-01-02 10:17:40 May God provide you comfort and strength in the coming days.
Posted by (McFH) Administrator on 14th January 2012
Tom & Debbie Mills - Friends lit a candle at 2012-01-02 13:33:08 We will miss you Evie...May God hold you close.
Posted by (McFH) Administrator on 14th January 2012
Jetta Ward/Teacher at LaGrange High lit a candle at 2012-01-02 20:30:30 Mrs. Cushman was the kindest person I have ever known.
Posted by (McFH) Administrator on 14th January 2012
Janice Maher of LaGrange lit a candle at 2012-01-02 22:40:42 I was blessed to have known such a sweet and friendly lady!from Janice, a Callaway volunteer (office)
Posted by (McFH) Administrator on 14th January 2012
Cathie Morris (Friend of the Cushman Family) lit a candle at 2012-01-02 22:42:23 In honor of a great lady that touched so many lives. We love you and will miss you.
Posted by (McFH) Administrator on 14th January 2012
Judy Cape & Jesse lit a candle at 2012-01-03 10:13:41 Jesse and I are so sorry for you loss and love all of you. She will be missed by all. Our love always.
Posted by (McFH) Administrator on 14th January 2012
Sandra and Angela from Callaway lit a candle at 2012-01-03 12:03:58 Her vitamin H's will be eternally missed. Praying for the family in their time of need.

Leave a Tribute