The Kokomo Tribune
Erwin "Ed" Cushing, 88, 702 S. Webster St., died in his home at 12:50
Sunday following an extended illness. Born in Shelby County, March 3, 1881,
he was the son of Frances and Elnora Donley Cushing. He had lived in Kokomo
for the past 39 years. In 1929 he was married to Hazel Crull, who survives.
He was a former supervisor at the Wallace Furniture Factory at Peru, and was
a member of the Christian Church in Shelbyville. Surviving with the widow
are two step-daughters, Mrs. Virgil (Frieda) Grant, Robinson, Ill., and
Lewis (Violet) Mandly, Gary; two stepsons, Hobert Daggett,
and Andrew Daggett, Gary; and several step-grandchildren.
A son, three
brothers and a sister are deceased. A committal service will be conducted
at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Crown Point Cemetery. Friends may call at the
Ellers Funeral Chapel after 5 p.m. Monday.
March 17, 1969
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin