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Sara Elizabeth Cushing

web posted March 17, 2018
GREENWOOD, SC - Sara Elizabeth Cushing, 67, resident of Logan Court, died Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at her residence.

Born July 7, 1950 in Richmond, VA to the late William R. And Margie Williams Cushing, she was a graduate of Duke University with a Master Degree in English. She was a graduate of Maine – Endwell Senior High School, Endwell, NY, received her BA in English and Education, then obtained her Master’s of Science in Secondary Education from Duke University. She was formerly employed by Piedmont Technical College as an Instructor of English.

She was a member of the South Carolina Technical Educators Association, the American Association of University Professors, and Teachers Two-Year College Association. She had also been awarded the prestigious Maguis’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sara was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Greenwood, SC.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Surviving are her special friend, Bertram Smith of England; and several cousins. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by a brother, William R Cushing, Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Monday, March 19th at 3:00 PM from Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church with Father Timothy Tebalt officiating. Burial will follow at Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery in Edgefield, SC.

The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends Monday from 2:00 PM until the hour of service in the Narthex of Our Lady Lourdes Catholic Church.

Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 915 Mathis Road, Greenwood, SC 29649 or to Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Bruce Morgan 335 Gilgal Rd., Edgefield, SC 29824.

Online condolences may be made by visiting www.blythfuneralhome.com.

Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Cushing family.

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