Margaret Leellen Cusick

02/12/1931 – 07/18/2019

Obituary for Margaret Leellen Cusick

Margaret Leellen Cusick, 88, of Sedalia, MO passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. She was born on February 12, 1931 in Newland, MO, the daughter of Everett and Maude (Lindsey) Williams, who preceded her in death.

On October 4, 1946 in Sedalia, she was united in marriage to Henry Russell Cusick, who preceded her in death February 17, 2010.

Margaret was a charter member of Emmett Avenue Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School, children’s church, and vacation bible school. She was an avid Royals fan and enjoyed quilting, cross stitching, camping, and putting together jig saw puzzles. Margaret especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Vicki Lynn Wilson and her husband Greg, and Vonna Hogan; two sons, Russell “Buddy” Cusick and his wife Carol, all of Sedalia, and Ronnie Cusick, of Trenton, MO; eleven grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren; a son-in-law, Dale Hogan of Sedalia; two sisters-in-law, Dixie Williams, Omaha, NE; Norma Williams of Sedalia; lifelong friends, Dorothy and Joe Kowalski of Sedalia; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Walker Williams, Buck Williams, and Eldon Williams; a daughter-in-law, Andrea “Andi” Jane Cusick. 

Gravesides services will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, July 22, 2019 at Highland Sacred Gardens, Sedalia, MO with Rev. Jason Kindle officiating.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO.

Pallbearers will be Matt Cusick, Kenny Hogan, Roddy Cusick, Ian Wilson, Tommy Kindle, and Jerry Young.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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Condolences to Ronnie and Buddy you were blessed with great partents. Lots of childhood memories shared in east Sedalia.
– Robert Murray
condolences to Buddy, Ron, and the Cusick families.
– Jim Weathers
Sorry to hear of this loss. Good memories from my younger days of visiting in the summer. She was a truly nice person who cared about her church and community.
– Bob Windham
Deepest condolences. Dalton & Terry Kostopolus
– Duke
Memories go way back. Remember Buddy and her coming into the grocery store to shop and you kids being little coming to buy candy. So sorry for your lost of a wonderful lady.
– Helen walter

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