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Helen L. Cushman

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Helen L. Cushman, 74, of Evening Shade died March 11, 2004, at Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy.

Born Feb. 27, 1930, in Russellville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Clara Roxie Wagner. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade.

Survivors include a son, Mike Cushman of Evening Shade; two daughters -- Linda Hinson of Mobile, Ala., and Kathy Nix of Evening Shade; two brothers -- Richard Wagner of Hillsboro, Ohio, and Thomas Wagner of Circleville, Ohio; an aunt, Ida Wilson of Russellville, Ohio; seven grandchildren -- Michelle Huff and Karen Smith, both of Evening Shade, Melinda Langston of Mammoth Spring, Melanie Billingsley of Cave City, Laura Hinson of Atlanta, Ga., Jeffrey Hinson of Mobile, Ala., and Mary Ellen Nix of Evening Shade; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, John F. Cushman.

The funeral was March 13 at Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade with Jack Richardson and Tony Wagner officiating. Burial followed at Evening Shade (Sharp) Cemetery with arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

Pallbearers were Jerry Gilbert Dowl Thomas, Scott Cushman, George Cushman, Tim Wagner, Casey Wagner, Jordan Wagner and Aaron Cushman.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Children's Home of Paragould, the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.