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Michael DeWayne Cusher

Born: 1/29/1976

Died: 3/16/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Michael DeWayne Cusher, 28, passed away March 16, 2004, at Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born January 29, 1976, at Talihina, Oklahoma, the son of Myrtle Williston of Idabel, Oklahoma.

Michael had been a resident of McCurtain County for most of his life and a graduate of Broken Bow High School in 1994. Michael and Annette Golliver were married on December 9, 1995, at Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was employed as a Correctional Officer and was a member of the Emergency Response Team at the Arkansas Department of Correction Diagnostic Unit. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing football and basketball. He was affiliated with Yasho United Methodist Church in Broken Bow, Oklahoma.

Michael was preceded in death by his grandfather, Lee Cusher Sr.; uncle, Lee Cusher Jr., and two cousins, Neko Dodson and Taloa Noley.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Cusher; one son, Michael Adrian, and two daughters, Sara and Tori, all of Little Rock; his mother, Myrtle Williston of Idabel; two brothers, Kyzer and Chacen Williston, both of Idabel; maternal grandmother, Ennie Cusher of Broken Bow; four aunts, Susie Dodson of Broken Bow, Ada and Richard Smithson of Dallas, Texas, Sharon and Grayson Noley of Norman, Oklahoma, and Georgia and Charles Griffin of Horatio, Arkansas; five uncles, Elias Pete Cusher of Broken Bow, Alfred Cusher of Broken Bow, Eddie and Ruthie Cusher of McAlester, Oklahoma, Johnny Tonihka of Durant, Oklahoma and Kenneth and Leslie Tonihka of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and many cousins and friends. Michael will be missed dearly by his family and all who knew him.

Michael DeWayne Cusher