Samantha Cushing, 22, of Shelbyville passed away Monday, July 8, 2019. She was born April 3, 1997 in Taylorville, daughter of Douglas W. Cushing and Melissa (McKeig) Cushing.
Samantha graduated from Pana High School in 2015 and worked as a CNA at Heritage Health—Pana.
She is survived by her father and step mother, Doug and Jeannie Cushing, Shelbyville, Ill.; mother, Melissa Cushing, Pana, Ill.; daughter, Addison Barger at home; siblings: Levi (Heather) Cushing, Decatur, Ill.; Savannah Cushing, Shelbyville, Ill.; Sophia Weitekamp, Peoria, Ill.; step-brother and sisters: Jimmy (Brittany) Congenie, Shelbyville, Ill.; Samantha Congenie, Shelbyville, Ill.; Lisa Cunningham, Shelbyville, Ill.; paternal grandmother, Ruby Cushing, Pana, Ill.; maternal grandfather, Glenn McKeig, Vallejo, Calif.; maternal great-grandmother, Margarita Martinez, Santa Rosa, Calif. and aunts and uncles: Don Ritchie, Florida; Clarence (Tammy) Cushing, Herrick, Ill.; Violet (Jason) Moma, Oconee, Ill. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Gloria Callaway; paternal grandfather, Alfred Cushing and cousin, Frank Temmen.
Funeral services for Samantha will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. with Leon Goff officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home. www.mdfh.com