ForeverMissed

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 January 14, 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.
Posted by (McFH) Administrator on January 14, 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.
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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.
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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)
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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.
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Tom & Debbie Mills - Friends lit a candle at
2012-01-02 13:33:08



We will miss you Evie...May God hold you close.
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Susan Leger-Boike lit a candle at
2012-01-02 10:17:40



May God provide you comfort and strength in the coming days.

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Posted by (McFH) Administrator on January 14, 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.
Posted by (McFH) Administrator on January 14, 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.
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2012-01-02 22:42:23



In honor of a great lady that touched so many lives. We love you and will miss you.
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Pat & Mac Hancock - Cordele wrote at
2012-01-02 00:34:50Kim, David, Kelly & Susan...so very sorry to hear about Evie's passing. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

 

 

Denise & Mike Silcox wrote at
2012-01-02 12:02:57Susan, Robby & Kids: Our thought and prayer go out to you all. May God bless you with peace.

 

 

Ms Lee(WitsMcLendon wrote at
2012-01-02 20:42:28My thoughts&prayers are with you all at this time of grief.I am so Blessed to have know Evie.May your Happy Memories of her bring strength, comfort& peace.
Vidalia Ga.

 

 

Debbie and Angie (friends of Kim) wrote at
2012-01-02 22:22:28

Kim,
We are thinking of you.
May you find comfort
in knowing that your loved one
is in a wonderful place
of love and light
where there is no pain and sorrow.
We are so sorry for your loss.
 

 

 Cathie Morris (friend of the Cushman Family) wrote at
2012-01-02 22:39:48Kelly, Susan and Robby, Kim and David:

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May you find peace, comfort and strength.

We love you.

Cathie, Jem and Candler Morris

 

 

Tammy Shugart wrote at
2012-01-03 11:07:07Susan,
I just heard about your Mom. I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are and will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.

 

 

Kathi Whiting East (friend of Susan and the family wrote at
2012-01-03 15:35:38Susan-
Just wanted to let you know that you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. I am going to miss Mrs. Evie and all the fun times we had. Take care and I love ya.

 

 

Jason and Angela Facey, Kay Wood (neighbors and fr wrote at
2012-01-03 16:37:08We are sorry to hear Ms. Evie has passed away. She was always so good to our family whether it was watching Julia if Angela had to run some errands or if we ever needed her for anything. Her smile always made our day better and she will be missed. You will all be in our prayers.

 

 

Gene & Jane, old friends wrote at
2012-01-03 18:31:11To all of Evie's family,
She was a special lady who really lived her life to the very end. She made her presence know in this world and will be sorely missed by many. Our prayers are for all of you.
Love

 

 

Robin Cromes (Curves owner) wrote at
2012-01-04 08:13:36To the loved one's of Ms. Evie,
Our heartfelt sorrow in the loss of this wonderful lady. Our lives are "richer" for knowing her & her vitamin "H"..Robin Cromes & Abbey Cline (Curves)