William Edward Cutsinger, who resided about 6 miles north of Hindsboro, passed away on Monday evening, August 1st [1938] at his home, following an illness of several months duration. Death was due to a complication of diseases.

The deceased was born on May 29, 1867, near Newman, and has lived here all his life. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Cutsinger, who resided south of Newman for several years.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Zua [McQueen] Cutsinger, and three children, namely, William Cutsinger, of Chicago; Mrs. Hazel Wilson, of Gary, Ind.; and Miss Naomi Cutsinger, of Chicago. He also leaves 3 grand children ; and two brothers and two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Brown and Mrs. William English, of Danville, Ill.; Demp Cutsinger, of Oakland and Logan Cutsinger, of Newman.

Funeral services were held at the First Christian Church in Newman, at 10 o’clock, Thursday morning, August 4th. Interment was in the Newman Cemetery, Rev. J. C. Weir, pastor of the church had charge of the services, which were largely attended by relatives and friends.

He was united with the Christian Church, located at Newman, about 44 years ago [October 7, 1891]. Pallbearers were Harold McQueen, Russell Cutsinger, Herbie Martin, Oscar Downing, Glenn Cutsinger, and Vernon Jackson.

Those in charge of the floral offerings were Mrs. Ina Cutsinger, Mrs. Oral Martin, Mrs. Belva Downing, Mrs. Isabelle McQueen, Mrs. Kenneth McQueen, Misses Dorothy and Agnes Jackson and Helen McQueen.

Music for the services was furnished by a mixed quartet from Oakland.

Newman Independent, August 8, 1938
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman